branching branching  /b ˈræn tʃɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of branching out or dividing into branches
  2. (adj) having branches
  3. (adj) resembling the branches of a tree

Usage(s):

  1. Graphics-wise their games are nothing special, but they use games to tell rich, branching, hydra-headed stories, and that's what makes them interesting.
  2. Ok, branching out making money.
  3. In the 1990s, he discovered real estate, rehabbing and selling a few foreclosed duplexes, then developing town houses and branching into condo conversions as the market went nuts.

News

  1. Laika Believes in this new teaser trailer

    Minicore Studios has dropped the first trailer for its alternate history action RPG, Laika Believes : The Sun at Night . Robo-animal enemies and branching levels aside, just look at those puppy-dog eyes! Who's a good little girl? Who's a good little mechanically altered war machine? You are! You are ! Laika Believes in this new teaser trailer originally appeared on Joystiq on Wed, 26 Jun 2013 04 ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  2. Terry Bradshaw stage show opening Friday in Las Vegas

    Terry Bradshaw -- NFL veteran, TV personality ... stage star? Bradshaw, a former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and current NFL commentator on Fox, is branching out into yet another entertainment medium and will premiere his new stage show in Las Vegas on Friday.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Exclusive: Cantor Fitzgerald to start wealth management business

    By Jed Horowitz NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York firm Cantor Fitzgerald, which is branching out from its core business of electronically trading bonds with other brokers, plans to start managing assets for wealthy individuals around the end of the year, a company spokeswoman confirmed. Cantor Chief Executive Howard Lutnick has amassed a wide range of new businesses to offset lower income from ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Examples of this branching design tendency are everywhere in nature, from the channels making up river deltas to the architecture of the human lung, where cascading pathways of air tubes deliver oxygen to tissues," said Adrian Bejan, JA Jones...
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Adrian Bejan Source: Science Daily (press release)

  2. "There is evidence that such stimulation prompts brain cells to start branching out and form new connections with other cells," said Greenfield.
    on Aug 25, 2007 By: Susan Greenfield Source: Times Online

  3. "I've definitely been writing a lot more, and I'm getting more comfortable in my writing abilities, kinda branching out and writing with people who aren't necessarily in country music", said Carrie.
    on Aug 6, 2009 By: Carrie Underwood Source: Examiner.com

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