- a structure formed of branches.
- a configuration of branching parts.
Examples from the Web for ramification
There is some advantage in this elaborate method of dissecting out every distinct fibre and ramification of an argument.Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)|Leslie Stephen
This one—probably some ramification of a road on the plain above—was disagreeable to look at, so vertical was it.The Man Who Laughs|Victor Hugo
They are only an extension and ramification, one of another, an endless continuation like the epics of the East.Underground Man|Gabriel Tarde
We determined to keep up the etiquette of refined life in its every ramification.Wanted: A Cook|Alan Dale
It led into a ramification of small passages and tunnels underground.The Matabele Campaign|R. S. S. Baden-Powell