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fork

 [fork]
a pronged instrument.
tuning fork a device that produces harmonic vibration when its two prongs are struck; used to test hearing and bone conduction. See tuning fork tests.

fork

(fōrk),
1. A pronged instrument used for holding or lifting.
2. An instrument resembling a fork in that it has tines or prongs.

fork

(fork) a pronged instrument.
replication fork  a site on a DNA molecule at which unwinding of the helices and synthesis of daughter molecules are both occurring.
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Replication fork, showing simultaneous synthesis of both strands; since synthesis occurs in the 5′ to 3′ direction, one strand, the leading strand, can be synthesized continuously while the other, the lagging strand, must be synthesized discontinuously in short fragments (Okazaki fragments) which are later joined.
tuning fork  a device that produces harmonic vibration when its two prongs are struck; used to test hearing and bone conduction.

fork

[fôrk]
Etymology: L, furca
1 an instrument with prongs.
2 something resembling such an instrument.

fork

(fōrk)
A pronged instrument used for holding or lifting.

fork

(fōrk)
1. A pronged instrument used for holding or lifting.
2. An instrument resembling a fork in that it has tines or prongs.
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There is no reason why we cannot upset Linfield next week," said Forker.
The difference between quilts and coverlets is ambiguous in the marketplace, Forker said.
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Forker noted that the recovery from the recession has not impacted all packaging segments consistently.
However Rodney McAree rifled home the equaliser in the 40th minute from a free-kick and substitute Forker claimed the winner with 15 minutes remaining.
We are looking at several drops," Forker said of the frequency of the ads, adding that they will definitely appear in March, April and May.
A native of Zanesville, Dosch is district agent for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and president of The Forker Company.
Integrien Corporation, the leader in integrity management solutions, today announced the appointment of Edward Forker to senior vice president of worldwide sales.
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In this newly created function, Dan McDowell is responsible for the implementation of standardized systems and processes within Siegwerk worldwide," said CEO Herbert Forker.
Steven Shaw's speculative pass down the right was collected by Connor Forker whose pace and strength took him into the box.
Swifts went forward immediately, with Rodney McAree missing out narrowly after he ran onto a pass from Forker.