WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

- S: (n)
**fork**(cutlery used for serving and eating food) - S: (n) branching, ramification,
**fork**, forking (the act of branching out or dividing into branches) - S: (n)
**fork**, crotch (the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches)*"they took the south fork"; "he climbed into the crotch of a tree"* - S: (n)
**fork**(an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs) - S: (n) crotch,
**fork**(the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk) *direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/**sister term**- S: (n) angle (the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians)
- S: (n) crotch,
**fork**(the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk) - S: (n) axil (the upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk)
- S: (n) helix angle (the constant angle at which a helix cuts the elements of a cylinder or cone)
- S: (n) complementary angles (two angles whose sum is a right angle)
- S: (n) angular distance (the angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer)
*"he recorded angular distances between the stars"* - S: (n) plane angle (an angle formed by two straight lines (in the same plane))
- S: (n) spherical angle (an angle formed at the intersection of the arcs of two great circles)
- S: (n) solid angle (an angle formed by three or more planes intersecting at a common point (the vertex))
- S: (n) inclination, angle of inclination ((geometry) the angle formed by the x-axis and a given line (measured counterclockwise from the positive half of the x-axis))
- S: (n) inclination, inclination of an orbit ((astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees)
- S: (n) salient angle (an angle pointing outward; an interior angle of a polygon that is less than 180 degrees)
- S: (n) interior angle, internal angle (the angle inside two adjacent sides of a polygon)
- S: (n) exterior angle, external angle (the supplement of an interior angle of a polygon)
- S: (n) angle of incidence, incidence angle (the angle that a line makes with a line perpendicular to the surface at the point of incidence)
- S: (n) angle of reflection (the angle between a reflected ray and a line perpendicular to the reflecting surface at the point of incidence)
- S: (n) angle of refraction (the angle between a refracted ray and a line perpendicular to the surface between the two media at the point of refraction)
- S: (n) angle of extinction, extinction angle (the angle from its axis that a crystal must be rotated before appearing maximally dark when viewed in polarized light)
- S: (n) dogleg (angle that resembles the hind leg of a dog)
- S: (n) right angle (the 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines)
- S: (n) oblique angle (an angle that is not a right angle or a multiple of a right angle)
- S: (n) reflex angle (an angle greater than 180 degrees (but less than 360))
- S: (n) perigon, round angle (an angle of 360 degrees)
- S: (n) cutting angle (the angle between the face of a cutting tool and the surface of the work)
- S: (n) dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination ((physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon)
- S: (n) lead (the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile))
- S: (n) magnetic declination, magnetic variation, variation (the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north)
- S: (n) azimuth, AZ (the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian)
- S: (n) polyhedral angle (the space enclosed by three or more planes that intersect in a vertex)
- S: (n) face angle (the angle formed by two edges of a polyhedral angle)
- S: (n) tilt angle (the angle a rocket makes with the vertical as it curves along its trajectory)
- S: (n) vertical angle (either of two equal and opposite angles formed by the intersection of two straight lines)
- S: (n) view angle, angle of view (the angle included by a photographic lens)
- S: (n) wave angle (the angle of arrival (or departure) of a radio wave with respect to the axis of an antenna array)
*part holonym*

- S: (v) pitchfork,
**fork**(lift with a pitchfork)*"pitchfork hay"* - S: (v)
**fork**(place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces) - S: (v) branch, ramify,
**fork**, furcate, separate (divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork)*"The road forks"* - S: (v)
**fork**(shape like a fork)*"She forked her fingers"*