verb (used with or without object), bi·fur·cat·ed, bi·fur·cat·ing.
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Origin of bifurcate
OTHER WORDS FROM bifurcatebi·fur·cate·ly [bahy-fer-keyt-lee; bahy-fur-keyt-lee, -kit-], /ˌbaɪ fərˈkeɪt li; baɪˈfɜr keɪt li, -kɪt-/, adverbbi·fur·ca·tion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for bifurcate
To be sure, a zillion Obama critics are dumping on the bifurcated break.Michelle Obama Stranded by Her Man as Barack Goes on a Golfing Weekend|Lauren Ashburn|February 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Quindlen said she was avoiding the bifurcated view our culture has of relationships.
In the Prongbuck Antilocapra however they are bifurcated and are periodically shed.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
Soon the tram-line branched and bifurcated, and tributary lines joined it from garden-enclosed bungalows and side turnings.Cupid in Africa|P. C. Wren
There must have been one form of bifurcated probe with a rounded end bearing a notch like an arrow.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times|John Stewart Milne
The arms were short and thick and ended in bifurcated lumps of flesh like swollen hands encased in old-fashioned mittens.Astounding Stories, April, 1931|Various
Except for the bifurcated stem some examples are similar to some of the Jude points recovered in this excavation.Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types|James W. Cambron