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b ranch

  • n  a division of some larger or more complex organization
    a branch of Congress
    botany is a branch of biology
    the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages
  • n  a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant
  • n  a part of a forked or branching shape
    he broke off one of the branches
  • n  a natural consequence of development
  • n  a stream or river connected to a larger one
  • n  any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm
    a branch of the sewer
  • v  grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
  • v  divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

  • When an orangutan leaps from a flexible branch it also loses motion energy think of jumping off a pile of sand versus one of asphalt and when they land on a flexible branch .
  • Interstate branch banking is not yet a fact.
  • A State which has a law against branch-banking may enforce it against a National Bank.
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  • Branch Blaze and the Manitowoc Heat ignite the diamond (photos)
    The Branch Blaze battle against the Heat of Manitowoc during their baseball game on Saturday, June 23, 2013, at Branch Recreational Park in Branch.
    June 23, 2013 - Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter
  • Branch briefly knocks out power on Oakland Avenue East
    A large tree branch fell on a home at 1627 Oakland Ave. E sometime after 5 a.m. today, briefly knocking out power for nearby residents. Homeowner Chris Stundahl said high winds likely broke the branch. Though the branch rests on Stundahl’s house, damage was only minor and limited to the siding. Power was only out [...]
    June 21, 2013 - Austin Daily Herald
  • Olive Branch Chamber honors departing Mayor Sam Rikard
    Olive Branch Mayor Sam Rikard praised the leadership of his department directors this week as the Chamber of Commerce honored him for his leadership.
    June 21, 2013 - Memphis Commercial Appeal

  • Gerald Ford in Forbes
    I want to emphasize that this investigation is ongoing, and there's still a lot that we don't know. But we do know that this tragedy was triggered by a failure at the Upper Big Branch mine - a failure first and foremost of management, but also a... Barack Obama New York Daily News (blog) Apr 15, 2010 12314 16880 branch Asked at a news conference to recite his accomplishments, Ford replied: We have restored public confidence in the White House and in the executive branch of government."
  • Carl Newman in Billboard
    The image of having the members of one branch of government standing up, literally surrounding the Supreme Court, cheering and hollering while the court - according to the requirements of protocol - has to sit there expressionless, I think is very... John Roberts USA Today Mar 10, 2010 12316 16884 branched With 'Twin Cinema,' we branched out to the point where we illustrated that all bets were off for this new album," group principal Carl Newman tells "We realized, we can do any kind of song we want on our albums. This record is...

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