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bifurcate

 : 
Adjective, Verb (usu participle)
 : 
bi=fur=cate

CIDE DICTIONARY

bifurcatea. [Pref. bi- + furcate.].
  •  Two-pronged; forked.  [1913 Webster]
  •  divided into or made up of two parts.  [WordNet 1.5]
bifurcatev. i. 
     To divide into two branches.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bifurcate, v. & adj.
--v.tr. & intr. divide into two branches; fork.
--adj. forked; branched.

Etymology
med.L bifurcare f. L bifurcus two-forked (as BI-, furca fork)

ROGET THESAURUS

bifurcate

bisection

VB bisect, halve, divide, split, cut in two, cleave dimidiate, dichotomize, go halves, divide with, separate, fork, bifurcate, branch off, out, ramify.

N bisection, bipartition, dichotomy, subdichotomy, halving, dimidiation, bifurcation, forking, branching, ramification, divarication, fork, prong, fold, half, moiety, bisected, cloven, cleft, bipartite, biconjugate, bicuspid, bifid, bifurcous, bifurcate, bifurcated, distichous, dichotomous, furcular, semi-, demi-, hemi.

Angularity

VB bend, fork, bifurcate, crinkle.

N angularity, angularness, aduncity, angle, cusp, bend, fold, notch, fork, bifurcation, elbow, knee, knuckle, ankle, groin, crotch, crutch, crane, fluke, scythe, sickle, zigzag, kimbo, akimbo, corner, nook, recess, niche, oriel, coign, right angle, obliquity, angle of 45 degrees, miter, acute angle, obtuse angle, salient angle, reentering angle, spherical angle, angular measurement, angular elevation, angular distance, angular velocity, trigonometry, goniometry, altimetry, clinometer, graphometer, goniometer, theodolite, sextant, quadrant, dichotomy, triangle, trigon, wedge, rectangle, square, lozenge, diamond, rhomb, rhombus, quadrangle, quadrilateral, parallelogram, quadrature, polygon, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, oxygon, decagon, pyramid, cone, Platonic bodies, cube, rhomboid, tetrahedron, pentahedron, hexahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron, eicosahedron, prism, pyramid, parallelopiped, curb roof, gambrel roof, mansard roof, angular, bent, crooked, aduncous, uncinated, aquiline, jagged, serrated, falciform, falcated, furcated, forked, bifurcate, zigzag, furcular, hooked, dovetailed, knock kneed, crinkled, akimbo, kimbo, geniculated, oblique, fusiform, wedge-shaped, cuneiform, cuneate, multangular, oxygonal, triangular, trigonal, trilateral, quadrangular, quadrilateral, foursquare, rectangular, square, multilateral, polygonal, cubical, rhomboid, rhomboidal, pyramidal.


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