branched /ˈbrænʧt/ 形容詞
Branch, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Branched p. pr. & vb. n. Branching.]
1. To shoot or spread in branches; to separate into branches; to ramify.
2. To divide into separate parts or subdivision.
To branch off, to form a branch or a separate part; to diverge.
To branch out, to speak diffusively; to extend one's discourse to other topics than the main one; also, to enlarge the scope of one's business, etc.
To branch out into a long disputation. --Spectator.
adj 1: resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches;
"the biramous appendages of an arthropod"; "long
branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects";
"a forked river"; "a forked tail"; "forked lightning";
"horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy
roots" [syn: bifurcate, biramous, forked, forficate,
2: having branches [syn: branching, ramose, ramous, ramate]