forking : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the place where something divides into branches
- n the act of branching out or dividing into branches
- v lift with a pitchfork
- v place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces
- v divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
- v shape like a fork
- The first novel by Raymond Chandler, who at the time was a 51-year-old former oil company executive, is a mosaic of shadows, a dark tracery of forking paths.
- They are paying $45 a pop to attend Rules seminars and forking over $250 an hour for phone consultations with authors Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider--neither of whom is a .
- Soon producers were forking over midfive figures for Buckley's Hallelujah cover.
News & Articles
- 'Fix the river': Mission Espada residents frown on home buyback proposal
BEXAR COUNTY -- Will taxpayers be forking over millions to buy out homes that were flooded last month? Will flood victims be forced to move out of the Mission Espada area for good? These are options Bexar County commissioners considered Tuesday afternoon in a public meeting. But for one homeowner, selling is not an option. Celia Olivarez is pleading for county leaders to just fix her home and do ...
June 25, 2013 - KENS 5 San Antonio
- Oak Island to pay $120,000 for "professional services"
Leaders in Oak Island are considering several changes to the town's budget – including forking over $120,000 for "professional services."
June 25, 2013 - WECT 6 Wilmington
- Billboard Will Not Count Jay-Z’s Sales From Samsung Deal
Bill Werde, the magazine's editorial director, argues that a promotional giveaway like the one Samsung and Jay-Z have planned is not equivalent to a million customers forking over their hard-earned cash for an album.
June 21, 2013 - New York Times
- Boris Johnson in Scotsman
In a newspaper interview yesterday, Johnson said of residents of London and the south-east: "They're forking out for things in Scotland and you've got Scottish MPs, the Prime Minister and Chancellor, who are treating the country in an inequitable...
- Stephen Conroy in Sydney Morning Herald
Telstra are off the leash, and that's what you are seeing,Senator Conroy said. "These are schools that use this money that they are now going to be forking out to Telstra for things like books, for things like school facilities, playground...
- Joy Browne in New York Times
Dating is like a soufflÃ© - it requires a bit of lightness,said Joy Browne, host of a syndicated radio talk show and author of the recent book "Dating Disasters and How to Avoid Them." "When you're forking out thousands of dollars,...