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Meaning of branch

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a
           branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the
           Germanic branch of Indo-European languages" [syn: {branch},
           {subdivision}, {arm}]
      2: a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main
         stem of a plant
      3: a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of
         the branches" [syn: {branch}, {leg}, {ramification}]
      4: a natural consequence of development [syn: {outgrowth},
         {branch}, {offshoot}, {offset}]
      5: a stream or river connected to a larger one
      6: any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the
         arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of
         the sewer" [syn: {arm}, {branch}, {limb}]
      v 1: grow and send out branches or branch-like structures;
           "these plants ramify early and get to be very large" [syn:
           {ramify}, {branch}]
      2: divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The
         road forks" [syn: {branch}, {ramify}, {fork}, {furcate},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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