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  • noun Plural form of branch.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of branch.

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Examples

  • MYERS: Gee, I don't know that we were -- you know, the plan that was laid out had many of what we call branches and sequels.

    CNN Transcript Apr 15, 2003

  • Actually, as I said, a plan that's agile, a plan that is flexible provides what we call branches to be able to undertake a number of actions at the same time.

    CNN Transcript Mar 22, 2003

  • The Co-operative, which operates over 4,800 stores and branches, is the world's largest consumer-owned business, with five and a half million members and 123,000 employees across all of its businesses.

    Thomas Cook, Co-Op to Merge Travel Units

  • Here's Wikipedia on the Nested Hierarchy: A nested hierarchy is the name given to the classification of objects into a hierarchical structure of "groups within groups" or "branches from a trunk".

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • A few years ago, historian Bryan Mark Rigg published a book called Hitler's Jewish Soldiers about 150,000 Jews and mixed-raced Jews (Mischlinge) who served actively in branches of the German military during World War II.

    History is never as simple as first we write it

  • The tree rules the forest, the tallest in this river valley, and to climb its branches is to feel like a child perched on his grandfather 's shoulders, at once delighted and a little fearful.

    Taking Tree-Hugging to New Heights

  • Here we describe the five main branches of yoga, as well as Tantra yoga, which little is known about and is the most misunderstood.

    Ed and Deb Shapiro: Yoga Is Not What You Think

  • Contrary to the presupposition implicit in your question, a cladogram can have more than two branches from a node.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • The distribution of the branches is moved to the beginning of the rite, immediately after the one remaining prayer, and the chanting of the Gospel is moved to follow the distribution.

    Compendium of the 1955 Holy Week Revisions of Pius XII: Part 1 - The Palm Sunday Blessing and Procession of Palms

  • Contrary to the presupposition implicit in your question, a cladogram can have more than two branches from a node.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

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