Bifurcate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbaɪfərkeɪt|  American pronunciation of the word bifurcate
Brit.  |ˈbaɪfəkeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word bifurcate

verb

- split or divide into two
- divide into two branches

adjective

- resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches (syn: biramous, branched, forficate, fork-like, forked, pronged, prongy)

Examples

The stream bifurcated into two narrow winding channels.

Some miles beyond Ellon, the A92 bifurcates.

The road bifurcated

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: bifurcate
he/she/it: bifurcates
present participle: bifurcating
past tense: bifurcated
past participle: bifurcated
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