Meaning of “fork” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /fɔːk/

A2 a small object with three or four points and a handle, that you use to pick up food and eat with:

a knife and fork

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a tool with a long handle and three or four points, used for digging and breaking soil into pieces:

a garden fork

a place where a road or river divides into two parts:

Turn right when you reach a fork in the road.

(Definition of “fork noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)