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Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A lateral stem that arises from another of the same form.

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branch

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 13 words.

hold out an olive branch: see olive.

root and branch: see root.

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branch

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

(of a hyperbola)

The two separate parts of a hyperbola are called the two branches.

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branch

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 76 words.

• Romansh • blanch, Blanche, branch, ranch, tranche • avalanche • backbench, bench, blench, clench, Dench, drench, entrench,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 76 words.

• Romansh • blanch, Blanche, branch, ranch, tranche • avalanche • backbench, bench, blench, clench, Dench, drench, entrench,

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branchial

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

Of or relating to the gills. Most fish possess five pairs of branchial arches, skeletal supports for the gills, which are contained in a cavity known as the branchial chamber. Water is...

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branchial

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 76 words.

Of or relating to the gills. Most fish possess five pairs of branchial arches, skeletal supports for the gills,

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branch

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 44 words.

A great crowd in Jerusalem for the *Passover went out to meet Jesus carrying branches of palm trees (John

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branch

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 44 words.

A great crowd in Jerusalem for the Passover went out to meet Jesus carrying branches of palm trees (John

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Branch

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 59 words.

English: from Middle English, Old French branche ‘branch’ (Late Latin branca ‘foot’, ‘paw’), the application of which as a surname

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branch

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 22 words.

A section of a curve with an endpoint at which it meets another branch, and where the differential has a

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branch

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

1 A control structure in which one of two or more alternative sets of program statements is selected for execution. The selection is achieved during execution by means of a...

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branch

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The certificate or diploma which used to be given by Trinity House to a pilot qualified to navigate a ship in British waters. A full branch from Trinity House qualified a pilot to navigate...

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branch

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics.

A section of a curve with an endpoint at which it meets another branch, and where the differential has a discontinuity.

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branchial

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 78 words.

Of or relating to the gills. Most fish possess five pairs of branchial arches, skeletal supports for the gills, which are contained in a cavity known as the ...

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branchial

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 78 words.

Of or relating to the gills. Most fish possess five pairs of branchial arches, skeletal supports for the gills, which are contained in a cavity known as the ...

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branch

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 22 words.

A section of a curve with an endpoint at which it meets another branch, and where the differential has a discontinuity....

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branch

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

A great crowd in Jerusalem for the Passover went out to meet Jesus carrying branches of palm trees (John 12: 13). According to Mark 11: 8 people accompanying Jesus carpeted the road with...

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branch

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

The basic unit of trade union organization in most UK unions, equivalent to the union ‘local’ in North America. Union branches may be based upon a particular workplace or enterprise or...

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branch

Edited by Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 99 words.

the certificate or diploma which used to be given by Trinity House to a pilot qualified to navigate a ship in British waters. A full branch from Trinity House qualified a pilot to navigate...

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branch manhole

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 9 words.

An inspection chamber over a branch connection.

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