ramification

  • 1 ramification — [ ramifikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1541 anat.; lat. sav. ramificatio 1 ♦ Division en plusieurs rameaux; chacune des divisions ou des rameaux eux mêmes. Ramification d une tige à fleurs. ⇒ inflorescence. Spécialt Ramification des racines, des nervures des… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Ramification — Ram i*fi*ca tion (r[a^]m [i^]*f[i^]*k[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. ramification. See {Ramify}.] 1. The process of branching, or the development of branches or offshoots from a stem; also, the mode of their arrangement. [1913 Webster] 2. A small… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 ramification — (n.) 1670s, a branching out, from Fr. ramification, from ramifier (see RAMIFY (Cf. ramify)). Transferred sense of outgrowth, consequence first recorded 1755. Related: Ramifications …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 ramification — Ramification. s. f. Terme d anatomie. Distribution d une grosse veine ou artere en plusieurs moindres qui en sont comme les rameaux. La ramification des veines …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 ramification — index organ Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 ramification — [n] consequence, development bifurcation, branch, branching, breaking, complication, consequence, divarication, division, excrescence, extension, forking, offshoot, outgrowth, partition, radiation, result, sequel, subdividing, subdivision,… …

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  • 7 ramification — [ram΄ə fi kā′shən] n. [MFr < pp. of ML ramificare] 1. a ramifying or being ramified; specif., the arrangement of branches or offshoots, as on a plant 2. the result of ramifying; specif., a) a branch or offshoot b) a derived effect, consequence …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Ramification — In mathematics, ramification is a geometric term used for branching out , in the way that the square root function, for complex numbers, can be seen to have two branches differing in sign. It is also used from the opposite perspective (branches… …

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  • 9 Ramification — En mathématiques, la ramification est un terme géométrique utilisé au sens de embranchement extérieur, à la façon dont la fonction racine carrée, pour les nombres complexes, peut être vue lorsqu on considère ses deux branches opposées. Il est… …

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  • 10 RAMIFICATION — s. f. Production de rameaux, disposition des branches. Il est peu usité en ce sens.  Il se dit, par extension, en termes d Anatomie, de La division, de la distribution d une grosse veine, d une artère, d un nerf, en plusieurs moindres veines, etc …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 11 ramification — noun /ɹamɪfɪˈkeɪʃən,ˌɹæməfəˈkeɪʃən/ a) A branching out, the act or result of developing branches; specifically the divergence of the stem and limbs of a plant into smaller ones, or of similar developments in blood vessels, anatomical structures… …

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  • 12 ramification — The process of dividing into a branchlike pattern. * * * ram·i·fi·ca·tion .ram ə fə kā shən n 1) the act or process of branching specif the mode of arrangement of branches 2) a branch or offshoot from a main stock or channel <the ramification… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 13 ramification — (ra mi fi ka sion ; en vers, de six syllabes) s. f. 1°   Terme de botanique. Division d une tige en plusieurs rameaux.    Se dit aussi très souvent des divisions elles mêmes.    Disposition des branches. La ramification du chêne. 2°   Terme d… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 ramification — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. divergence, division, branching; part, offshoot, spur. See deviation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The process of branching] Syn. forking, divarication, bifurcation, radiation, breaking, branching, dividing …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 ramification — UK [ˌræmɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌræməfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable, usually plural] Word forms ramification : singular ramification plural ramifications formal a complicated or unexpected way in which a decision, process, or event affects other things …

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  • 16 ramification — nf. ; andouiller : ptyouta feûrsha <petite fourche> nf. (Albanais.001) ; êbranshmê <embranchement> nm. (001). A1) ramification, division, subdivision : divijon nf. (001). A2) ramification (d un complot, d une organisation) :… …

    Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • 17 RAMIFICATION — n. f. Division, en plusieurs rameaux. La ramification d’une tige, des artères des veines, des nerfs. Il se dit également de Chacun des rameaux produits. Ramifications vasculaires, nerveuses. Il se dit, figurément, des Subdivisions d’un science,… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 18 ramification — ram|i|fi|ca|tion [ˌræmıfıˈkeıʃən] n [C usually plural] formal an additional result of something you do, which may not have been clear when you first decided to do it →↑implications ▪ an agreement which was to have significant ramifications for… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 ramification — šakojimasis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. bifurcation; branching; ramification vok. Verästelung, f; Verzweigung, f rus. ветвление, n; разветвление, n pranc. bifurcation, f; branchement, m; dérivation, f; embranchement, m; furche …

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  • 20 ramification — noun Date: 1665 1. a. branch, offshoot b. a branched structure 2. a. the act or process of branching b. arrangement of branches (as on a plant) 3. consequence, outgrowth < the ramifications of the decision …

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