part of a forked or branching shape
- a development that complicates a situation
- the act of branching out or dividing into branches
- an arrangement of branching components
- The process of branching or perhaps the improvement limbs or offshoots from a stem additionally the mode of their arrangement
- the entire process of branching, or the improvement limbs or offshoots from a stem; in addition, the mode of their arrangement.
- a tiny part or offshoot proceeding from a main stock or channel; because, the aftereffects of an artery, vein, or nerve.
- A division into principal and subordinate classes, heads, or divisions; in addition, one of many subordinate parts; because, the ramifications of a subject or plan.
- producing branchlike numbers.
1670s, "a branching out," from French ramification, from ramifier (see ramify). Transferred feeling of "outgrowth, consequence" first recorded 1755. Relevant: Ramifications.
(letter.) The entire process of branching, and/or improvement limbs or offshoots from a stem; in addition, the mode of these arrangement.
- (letter.) A tiny branch or offshoot proceeding from a primary stock or station; as, the effects of an artery, vein, or neurological.
- (letter.) A division into key and subordinate classes, minds, or divisions; in addition, one of several subordinate parts; as, the effects of a subject or system.
- (n.) Producing branchlike figures.
The term river is more particularly confined to a ramification of the estuary which receives the waters of the Mungo river (a considerable stream which flows south from the Cameroon mountains), the Wuri, a river coming from the north-east, and various smaller rivers.