Definitions

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  • adjective resembling a branch of a tree

Etymologies

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Examples

  • At the darkest recess of the room there seemed a crack or fissure leading down and away into dirt; and from within that shadowed hole faintly visible were a pair of twitchy branchlike probes.

    Perquampi

  •   Two victims of the night laid still in the trail with their discarded long, branchlike objects  tossed to their side.

    dinner time

  • Most lung cancers occur in the branchlike system of the bronchial tubes.

    Lasers To The Rescue: Killing Cancer With Light

  • He held up the long branchlike map Venera had taken from the tourist station.

    Sun of Suns

  • His right hand clutched the end of a speaking tube and he alternated between sighting along the branchlike map and peering through the periscope.

    Sun of Suns

  • He clasped four of his branchlike arms behind his squat, wide body and gestured with the remaining two.

    In Alien Hands

  • A rare carnivorous plant, the black willow masked itself as log or tree and preyed on hapless creatures it lulled to sleep beneath its spreading, branchlike ten'tacles.

    The Dark Queen

  • Using forceps, he stripped several of the branchlike projections or “barbs” from both sides of the shaft and, stationing himself at the stereoscopic microscope, placed them on a thin film of xylene that he had dropped on a slide.

    CRUEL AND UNUSUAL

  • Using forceps, he stripped several of the branchlike projections or “barbs” from both sides of the shaft and, stationing himself at the stereoscopic microscope, placed them on a thin film of xylene that he had dropped on a slide.

    CRUEL AND UNUSUAL

  • Using forceps, he stripped several of the branchlike projections or “barbs” from both sides of the shaft and, stationing himself at the stereoscopic microscope, placed them on a thin film of xylene that he had dropped on a slide.

    CRUEL AND UNUSUAL

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