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Noun
A part of a tree which grows out from the trunk or from a bough
“I've been told that you can graft an apple branch into a peach tree, but the branch will still grow apples.”
Noun
Any of the parts of something that divides from a main section or line
“Coming to a branch in the road, the Jeep steers to the left.”
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A lateral extension or subdivision extending from the main part of a body of water
“Shakadang Stream is a branch of the Liwu River, which cuts through ancient rock layers to carve the Taroko Gorge.”
Noun
A section or part, especially of a company or organization
“This branch of government includes our state courts and judges.”
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A local office for a company or organization
“Gaskell spent time in Saint John in the early 1940s trying to establish a local branch of this organization.”
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A specific domain in business, knowledge, or research
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“Nevertheless, it seems that, mostly, there is one dominant theory in each branch of science.”
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That which is connected or extends from something else
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“The branch of physics that is now referred to as black hole physics was born as a full-blooded scientific discipline at the junction of the theory of gravitation.”
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The type, category or rank of something
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“The subject, so far as the improvements themselves are concerned, is purely a technical one, which belongs to the highest branch of engineering science.”
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A turn off a road, trail or path
“Why else would I have half my trucks go down a branch in the road that leads to nothing?”
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The main stem of a herbaceous plant
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A part of the trunk or a large branch of a tree that has fallen or been cut off
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A local chapter of a fraternity
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Breakaway group
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Something intended to reconcile or connect two seemingly incompatible things
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(geography) A bay or inlet off a main body of water
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An object on which a bird alights or roosts
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The leaf of a fern, especially a compound leaf
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A division into three branches
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An amount or section which, when combined with others, makes up the whole of something
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A compact growth on a plant that develops into a leaf, flower, or shoot
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A building or group of buildings where goods are manufactured or assembled chiefly by machine
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Short branched extension of a nerve cell
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A spike or point on an implement or tool, such as a fork or a comb
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The action or process of enlarging or extending something
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An alternative route for use by traffic when the usual road is temporarily closed
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A stream or minor tributary of a river
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The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment
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A layer or a series of layers of rock in the ground
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Verb
To split or fork out from a straight line
“Shortly after you pass Haslach, the road will branch off towards Fischerbach.”
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To spread or extend outwards from, or as if from, a central point
“As Steven's hand ran along the edge of the tree, small beams of colored light would branch out from its leaves.”
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To make (a difference between two groups) smaller or less significant
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Disperse or radiate from a central point to cover a wide area
Adjective
Less important than but related or supplementary to something
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