(computing) a machine-language or assembly-language instruction that causes the computer to branch to another instruction
a rail line, directly or indirectly connected with a main line, having its own stations and service. Historical Examples The Railroad Problem Edward Hungerford At Good Old Siwash George Fitch The Passionate Friends Herbert George Wells The Railroad Problem Edward Hungerford Howards End E. M. Forster The Railroad Problem Edward Hungerford The Railroad Problem Edward […]
Diverge, subdivide, as in It’s the house on the left, just after the road branches off, or English and Dutch branched off from an older parent language, West Germanic. This term alludes to a tree’s growth pattern, in which branches grow in separate directions from the main trunk. [ Second half of 1800s ] Also […]
a division or subdivision of the stem or axis of a tree, shrub, or other plant. a limb, offshoot, or ramification of any main stem: the branches of a deer’s antlers. any member or part of a body or system; a section or subdivision: the various branches of learning. a local operating division of a […]
Electricity. a point in an electric network at which three or more conductors meet. Mathematics. a point such that analytic continuation of a given function of a complex variable in a small neighborhood of the point produces a different functional value at the point.