bifurcate adj : 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: biramous, branched, forked, forficate, pronged, prongy]
1 split or divide into two
2 divide into two branches; "The road bifurcated"
- Divided or forked into two
- Having bifurcations
divide into two
- Russian: раздваивать
Bifurcation means the splitting of a main body into two parts.
Bifurcation or Bifurcated may refer to:
- Bifurcation (law), the division of issues in a trial
- Bifurcation theory, the study of bifurcation in dynamical systems
- River bifurcation, the forking of a river into its tributaries
- Tongue bifurcation, a type of body modification, or natural occurrence in some animals
- False dilemma or bifurcation, in which two alternative statements are held to be the only possible options when there are more options
- Bifurcation in context of clothing: clothing which separately covers each leg (such as trousers) is called bifurcated clothing, while clothing which covers them jointly (such as skirt) is called unbifurcated clothing.
- Bifurcation of an incompressible flow, modeled by squeeze mapping the fluid flow
- Bifurcated bonding, in which a single hydrogen atom participates in two hydrogen bonds.
bifurcate in Bulgarian: Бифуркация
bifurcate in Czech: Bifurkace
bifurcate in German: Bifurkation
bifurcate in Lithuanian: Bifurkacija
bifurcate in Macedonian: Бифуркација
bifurcate in Dutch: Bifurcatie
bifurcate in Polish: Bifurkacja
bifurcate in Russian: Бифуркация
bifurcate in Swedish: Bifurkation
bifurcate in Ukrainian: Біфуркація