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# bifurcation

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Noun
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bi=fur=ca=tion

## CIDE DICTIONARY

bifurcationn. [Cf. F. bifurcation.].
A forking, or division into two branches.  [1913 Webster]

## OXFORD DICTIONARY

bifurcation, n.
1 a a division into two branches. b either or both of such branches.
2 the point of such a division.

## THESAURUS

### bifurcation

Janus, L, ambiguity, ambivalence, angle, apex, arborescence, arborization, bend, bifidity, biforking, biformity, bight, bipartition, bisection, branching, branching off, by two, cant, chevron, coin, conjugation, corner, crank, crook, crotchet, cutting in two, deflection, dichotomy, dimidiation, divarication, division, dogleg, doubleness, doublethink, doubling, dualism, duality, duplexity, duplication, duplicity, elbow, ell, equivocality, fork, forking, furcation, halving, hook, in half, inflection, irony, knee, nook, pairing, point, polarity, quoin, ramification, subdivision, swerve, treelikeness, trifurcation, twinning, two-facedness, twoness, veer, vertex, zag, zig, zigzag

## ROGET THESAURUS

### bisection

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

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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