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See definition of furcate on Dictionary.com
  • as inforked
  • as inbifurcate
  • as inbisect

synonyms for furcate

  • angled
  • bifurcate
  • bifurcated
  • branched
  • branching
  • divaricate
  • divided
  • split
  • tined
  • zigzag
  • bifid
  • dichotomous
  • dichotonic
  • pronged
  • tridented
See also synonyms for: furcates / furcating
  • cut across
  • bifurcate
  • cleave
  • cross
  • dichotomize
  • divaricate
  • fork
  • halve
  • intersect
  • separate
  • split
  • branch off
  • cut in half
  • cut in two
  • dimidiate
  • divide in two
  • hemisect
  • split down the middle

antonyms for furcate

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  • joined
  • agree
  • combine
  • join
  • unite
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How to use furcate in a sentence

The threads appear at first sight entirely simple, but are really several times furcate, and not infrequently anastomose.
THE NORTH AMERICAN SLIME-MOULDSTHOMAS H. (THOMAS HUSTON) MACBRIDE
The capillitium is very even the taeniae closely wound, the elater-ends often furcate.
THE NORTH AMERICAN SLIME-MOULDSTHOMAS H. (THOMAS HUSTON) MACBRIDE
In many species, notably in the genus Thomisus, a furcate mark seems to shadow the forked aorta.
COLOURATION IN ANIMALS AND PLANTSALFRED TYLOR
Often few furcate or four-rayed spicula are intermingled, or some of the spicula are smooth.
REPORT ON THE RADIOLARIA COLLECTED BY H.M.S. CHALLENGER DURING THE YEARS 1873-1876, FIRST PART: PORULOSA (SPUMELLARIA AND ACANTHARIA)ERNST HAECKEL
By-spines very numerous, half as long as the radius, furcate, with divergent fork-branches.
REPORT ON THE RADIOLARIA COLLECTED BY H.M.S. CHALLENGER DURING THE YEARS 1873-1876, FIRST PART: PORULOSA (SPUMELLARIA AND ACANTHARIA)ERNST HAECKEL
Terminal coronets (on the free distal ends of the styles) three times furcate, each with eight simple and short fingers.
REPORT ON THE RADIOLARIA COLLECTED BY H.M.S. CHALLENGER DURING THE YEARS 1873-1876, SECOND PART: SUBCLASS OSCULOSA; INDEXERNST HAECKEL
Furcate: forked; divided nto two approximately equal divisions.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FURCATE

  • bisect
  • branch
  • diverge
  • divide
  • fork
  • furcate
  • ramify
  • separate
  • split
  • angled
  • bifid
  • bifurcate
  • bifurcated
  • branched
  • branching
  • dichotomous
  • dichotonic
  • divaricate
  • divided
  • furcate
  • pronged
  • split
  • tined
  • tridented
  • zigzag
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