Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: fork
IPA transcription: [f'ɔɹk]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: fork
    Meaning: cutlery used for serving and eating food
  • Synonyms: branching, ramification, fork, forking
    Meaning: the act of branching out or dividing into branches
  • Synonyms: fork, crotch
    Meaning: the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches; "they took the south fork"; "he climbed into the crotch of a tree"
  • Synonyms: fork
    Meaning: an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs
Usage examples
  • Boil a whitefish in salted water and flake fine with a fork.
  • I'll bet the rainwater will be warmer than the waters in the East Fork.
  • These Springs form the head waters of the south fork of the River Platte.
  • Remove the skin, fat, and bone from cold turbot, and flake fine with a fork.
  • Lanyard's fingers tightened on his knife and fork; otherwise he made no sign.
  • Occasionally he builds an outside nest high up in a fork in the branches of a tree.
  • Hence they journeyed to Jackson's Hole, which is a fork of the Great Columbia River.
  • The first night we camped on the south fork of Big Creek, four miles west of Hays City.
  • Her hair and face were covered with sugar and a fork was embedded in the front of her dress.
  • Our journey had advanced; Our feet were almost come To that odd fork in Being's road, Eternity by term.