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View synonyms for branch off

branch off



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Idioms and Phrases

Diverge, subdivide, as in It's the house on the left, just after the road branches off , or English and Dutch branched off from an older parent language, West Germanic . This term alludes to a tree's growth pattern, in which branches grow in separate directions from the main trunk. [Second half of 1800s] Also see branch out .

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Branch-off connectors such are shown in Figure 206 are often used to tap off lights from the main cable.

But they had not passed a single branch-off tunnel where the sound could have originated.

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