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fork noun

1 tool for eating

ADJ. toasting

VERB + FORK pick up | put down | use

PREP. on a/the ~ She impaled a piece of meat on her fork. | with a ~ Mash the mixture with a fork.

PHRASES a knife and fork He put the knives and forks on the table.

2 place where sth divides into two parts

ADJ. left/left-hand, right/right-hand

VERB + FORK take As you pass the farm, take the right fork of the track up the hill.

PREP. at a/the ~ Bear left at the fork in the road. | ~ in sitting in the fork of the tree