Fork over

What is Fork over?

Fork over definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
an instrument having two or more prongs or tines, for holding, lifting, etc., as an implement for handling food or any of various agricultural tools.
something resembling or suggesting this in form.

tuning fork.
Machinery. yoke1(def 9).
a division into branches.
the point or part at which a thing, as a river or a road, divides into branches: Bear left at the fork in the road.
either of the branches into which a thing divides.
Horology. (in a lever escapement) the forked end of the lever engaging with the ruby pin.
a principal tributary of a river.
the support of the front wheel axles of a bicycle or motorcycle, having the shape of a two-pronged fork.
the barbed head of an arrow.

verb (used with object)
to pierce, raise, pitch, dig, etc., with a fork.
to make into the form of a fork.

Chess. to maneuver so as to place (two opponent’s pieces) under simultaneous attack by the same piece.
Digital Technology to copy (the source code) from a piece of software and develop a new version independently, with the result of producing two unique pieces of software.

verb (used without object)
to divide into branches: Turn left where the road forks.
to turn as indicated at a fork in a road, path, etc.: Fork left and continue to the top of the hill.

 

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