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meanings of fork


  1. The splitting of a software development effort into two or more separate projects, especially in free and open-source software.
  2. A split in a blockchain resulting from protocol disagreements, or a branch of the blockchain resulting from such a split.
  3. A point in time where one has to make a decision between two life paths.
  4. A splitting-up of an existing process into itself and a child process executing parts of the same program.
  5. An intersection in a road or path where one road is split into two.
  6. A utensil with spikes used to put solid food into the mouth, or to hold food down while cutting.
  7. The set of blades of a forklift, on which the goods to be raised are loaded.
  8. Any of the software projects resulting from such a split.
  9. The crotch.
  10. The simultaneous attack of two adversary pieces with one single attacking piece (especially a knight).
  11. 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.
  12. A forklift.
  13. A pronged tool for use in the garden; a smaller hand fork for weeding etc., or larger for turning over the soil.
  14. The bottom of a sump into which the water of a mine drains.
  15. A gallows.
  16. A point where a waterway, such as a river, splits and goes two (or more) different directions.
  17. The upper front brow of a saddle bow, connected in the tree by the two saddle bars to the cantle on the other end.
  18. In a bicycle or motorcycle, the portion of the frameset holding the front wheel, allowing the rider to steer and balance, also called front fork.
  19. A pronged tool having a long straight handle, used for digging, lifting, throwing etc.
  20. A tuning fork.


  1. To shoot into blades, as corn does.
  2. To spawn a new child process in some sense duplicating the existing process.
  3. To kick someone in the crotch.
  4. To split a (software) distributed version control repository.
  5. To bale a shaft dry.
  6. To divide into two or more branches.
  7. Euphemistic form of fuck.
  8. To split a (software) project into several projects.
  9. To move with a fork (as hay or food).

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