Spork vs. Fork

Spork vs. Fork — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Spork and Fork

Sporknoun

An eating utensil shaped like a spoon, the bowl of which is divided into tines like those of a fork, and so has the function of both implements; some sporks have a serrated edge so they can also function as a knife.

Forknoun

A pronged tool having a long straight handle, used for digging, lifting, throwing etc.

Sporkverb

(transitive) To move or impale (food etc.) with a spork.

Forknoun

A pronged tool for use in the garden; a smaller hand fork for weeding etc., or larger for turning over the soil.

Sporknoun

trademark for a plastic eating utensil that has both tines and a bowl like a spoon

Forknoun

(obsolete) A gallows.

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Forknoun

A utensil with spikes used to put solid food into the mouth, or to hold food down while cutting.

Forknoun

A tuning fork.

Forknoun

An intersection in a road or path where one road is split into two.

Forknoun

One of the parts into which anything is furcated or divided; a prong; a branch of a stream, a road, etc.; a barbed point, as of an arrow.

Forknoun

A point where a waterway, such as a river, splits and goes two (or more) different directions.

Forknoun

(geography) Used in the names of some river tributaries, e.g. West Fork White River and East Fork White River, joining together to form the White River of Indiana

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Forknoun

(figuratively) A point in time where one has to make a decision between two life paths.

Forknoun

(chess) The simultaneous attack of two adversary pieces with one single attacking piece (especially a knight).

Forknoun

(computer science) A splitting-up of an existing process into itself and a child process executing parts of the same program.

Forknoun

(software) An event where development of some free software or open-source software is split into two or more separate projects.

Forknoun

(software) The, or one of the, software project(s) that underwent changes in such an event; a software project split off from a main project.

LibreOffice is a fork of OpenOffice.

Forknoun

A split in a blockchain resulting from protocol disagreements, or a branch of the blockchain resulting from such a split.

Forknoun

(British) Crotch.

Forknoun

(colloquial) A forklift.

Are you qualified to drive a fork?

Forknoun

The individual blades of a forklift.

Forknoun

(cycling) In a bicycle, the portion of the frameset holding the front wheel, allowing the rider to steer and balance.

The fork can be equipped with a suspension on mountain bikes.

Forkverb

(ambitransitive) To divide into two or more branches.

A road, a tree, or a stream forks.

Forkverb

(transitive) To move with a fork (as hay or food).

Forkverb

(computer science) To spawn a new child process in some sense duplicating the existing process.

Forkverb

(computer science) To split a (software) project into several projects.

Forkverb

(computer science) To split a (software) distributed version control repository

Forkverb

(British) To kick someone in the crotch.

Forkverb

To shoot into blades, as corn does.

Forknoun

cutlery used for serving and eating food

Forknoun

the act of branching out or dividing into branches

Forknoun

a part of a forked or branching shape;

he broke off one of the branchesthey took the south fork

Forknoun

an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs

Forknoun

the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk

Forkverb

lift with a pitchfork;

pitchfork hay

Forkverb

place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces

Forkverb

divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork;

The road forks

Forkverb

shape like a fork;

She forked her fingers