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
Contrary to what it might look like, the bi-stable hinge doesn’t split the shoe in half, but rather bifurcates the outsole, according to Sarah Reinertsen, Nike’s lead designer of the GO FlyEase.Nike’s lace-free sneakers offer a perfect fit you simply step into|Claire Maldarelli|February 2, 2021|Popular Science
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.
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
The hafting area consists of an expanded stem that is shallowly bifurcated.
Except for the bifurcated stem some examples are similar to some of the Jude points recovered in this excavation.
Then, for the first time, the officer recalled that the trail bifurcated like the river itself.Up the Forked River|Edward Sylvester Ellis
The hafting area consists of a stem that is usually expanded (rarely, straight) and always deeply bifurcated.