Fork (disambiguation)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Forked)
Jump to: navigation, search

A fork is a utensil for eating and cooking.

Fork may also refer to:


  • Broadfork, for breaking up the soil
  • Garden fork, a pronged tool designed for digging
  • Heretic's fork, a historical torture device
  • Bicycle fork, the part of a bicycle to which the front wheel is attached
  • Motorcycle fork, the portion of a motorcycle that holds the front wheel
  • Tuning fork, a vibrating device used to tune musical instruments
  • Bident, a two-pronged spear-like weapon
  • Pitchfork, a tined farm implement used to lift and pitch hay and perform other tasks
  • Trident, a three-pronged spear-like weapon
  • Winnowing fork, a tined implement used to throw mixtures of grain and chaff into windy air, and thus separate them
  • Military fork, a pole weapon used in war between the 15th and 19th centuries
  • Fork (road), a type of intersection where the road splits
  • The "fork" holding a caster

In mathematics[edit]

In computing[edit]


In science[edit]

  • A tributary of a river or other stream; designations "West Fork" (WFK) and "East Fork" (NFK) are fairly common in some areas
  • Forked tongue, a natural bifurcation that occurs in some animals

In culture[edit]

  • Fork (chess), a situation in chess where one piece simultaneously attacks two or more opposing pieces, usually resulting in the loss of an enemy piece
  • Morton's fork, a choice between two equally unpleasant alternatives (in other words, a dilemma), or two lines of reasoning that lead to the same unpleasant conclusion

See also[edit]