bifurcation

  1. a division into two or more branches
  2. splitting into two branches

Bifurcation

The splitting of a single mode of a system's behavior into two new modes. This usually occurs as a function of a continuously varying control parameter. A cascade of bifurcations will usually precede the onset of chaos.
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Bifurcation

Location where a river separates in two or more reaches or branches (the opposite of a CONFLUENCE).
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bifurcation

[n] - a bifurcating branch (one or both of them) 2. [n] - the place where something divides into two branches 3. [n] - the act of splitting into two branches
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Bifurcation

having two branches, or dividing into two parts.
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Bifurcation

Bi`fur·ca'tion noun [ Confer French bifurcation .] A forking, or division into two branches.
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bifurcation

Split into two parts. ... A change in the stability or in the types of solutions which occurs as a parameter is varied in a dissipative dynamic system. The change can be seen as a bifurcation point in a graph of the parameter being varied vs. One of the properties of the solutions. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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bifurcation

noun the act of splitting into two branches
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Bifurcation

When a non-linear dynamic system develops twice the possible solutions that it had before it passed its critical level. A bifurcation cascade is often called the period doubling route to chaos because the transition from an orderly system to a chaotic system often occurs when the number of possible solutions begins increasing, doubling each time.
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bifurcation

(bi″fәr-ka´shәn) a division into two branches, such as a blood vessel, or a tooth that has two roots. the site of such a division.
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Bifurcation

• (n.) A forking, or division into two branches.
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bifurcation

bifurcation 1. Forked or divided into two parts or branches; such as, the Y-shaped styles of certain flowers. 2. The act of splitting into two branches; or the process of separting or branching off into two parts.
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Bifurcation

Separation of a financial instrument into two pieces. The term sometimes refers to a division for analytical or evaluation purposes, but it more commonly suggests a more complex approach to financial instrument taxation. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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bifurcation

Type: Term Pronunciation: bī′fŭr-kā′shŭn Definitions: 1. A forking; a division into two branches. Synonyms: bifurcatio
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Bifurcation

The phenomenon whereby a perfectly straight member may either assume a deflected position, deflect then twist out of plane, or may remain in an undeflected configuration.
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bifurcation

The value of a smoothly varying control parameter, or the point in parameter space, at which the behavior of a dynamical system undergoes a qualitative change. For example, a simple equilibrium, or a fixed-point attractor, might give way to a periodic oscillation as the stress on a system increases....
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Bifurcation

Bifurcation is the act of dividing a trial into two parts for various reasons. Splitting a trial into two parts: a liability phase and a penalty phase. In some cases, a new jury may be empaneled to deliberate for the penalty phase.
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Bifurcation

(n) Bifurcation is the process by which a judge separate a part of the issue under his consideration or the case for trial before him and decide on that part without concluding other issues brought in the suit. Bifurcation is sought when the resolving of the connected issues expect to take time leading to hardship to effected party.
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bifurcation

division into two parts or branches or where these branches split apart
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bifurcation

The point where a structure divides into two branches.
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Bifurcation

[law] Bifurcation is a judge`s ability in law to divide a trial into two parts so as to render a judgment on a set of legal issues without looking at all aspects. Frequently, civil cases are bifurcated into separate liability and damages proceedings. Criminal trials are also often bifurcated into guilt and sentencing phases, especially in c...
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Bifurcation

The juncture where the roots of teeth split into two roots.
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bifurcation

Dividing the issues in a case so that one issue can be decided before the others. E.g., a divorce will often be granted before custody, support and marital property issues are resolved.
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bifurcation

a separation into two branches
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