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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fork /ˈfɔrk/
 叉,耙,叉形物;餐叉;分岔,岔口(vi.)分歧,分叉(vt.)叉,叉起,耙

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fork /ˈfɔ(ə)rk/ 名詞
 叉

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 fork
 叉路

From: Network Terminology

 fork
 叉 叉路

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fork n.
 1. An instrument consisting of a handle with a shank terminating in two or more prongs or tines, which are usually of metal, parallel and slightly curved; -- used for piercing, holding, taking up, or pitching anything.
 2. Anything furcate or like a fork in shape, or furcate at the extremity; as, a tuning fork.
 3. One of the parts into which anything is furcated or divided; a prong; a branch of a stream, a road, etc.; a barbed point, as of an arrow.
 Let it fall . . . though the fork invade
 The region of my heart.   --Shak.
    A thunderbolt with three forks.   --Addison.
 4. The place where a division or a union occurs; the angle or opening between two branches or limbs; as, the fork of a river, a tree, or a road.
 5. The gibbet. [Obs.]
 Fork beam Shipbuilding, a half beam to support a deck, where hatchways occur.
 Fork chuck Wood Turning, a lathe center having two prongs for driving the work.
 Fork head. (a) The barbed head of an arrow. (b) The forked end of a rod which forms part of a knuckle joint.
 In fork. Mining A mine is said to be in fork, or an engine to “have the water in fork,” when all the water is drawn out of the mine. --Ure.
 The forks of a river or The forks of a road, the branches into which it divides, or which come together to form it; the place where separation or union takes place.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fork, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Forked p. pr. & vb. n. Forking.]
 1. To shoot into blades, as corn.
    The corn beginneth to fork.    --Mortimer.
 2. To divide into two or more branches; as, a road, a tree, or a stream forks.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fork, v. t. To raise, or pitch with a fork, as hay; to dig or turn over with a fork, as the soil.
    Forking the sheaves on the high-laden cart.   --Prof. Wilson.
 To fork over To fork  out, to hand or pay over, as money; to cough up. [Slang]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 fork
      n 1: cutlery used for serving and eating food
      2: the act of branching out or dividing into branches [syn: branching,
          ramification, forking]
      3: a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of
         the branches"; "they took the south fork" [syn: branch,
         leg, ramification]
      4: an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a
         handle and metal prongs
      5: the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they
         join the human trunk [syn: crotch]
      v 1: lift with a pitchfork; "pitchfork hay" [syn: pitchfork]
      2: place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy
         pieces
      3: divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The
         road forks" [syn: branch, ramify, furcate, separate]
      4: shape like a fork; "She forked her fingers"