ramification

  1. the act of branching out or dividing into branches
  2. a development that complicates a situation

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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 coming together) as when a covering map degenerates at a point of a space, with some collapsing toget.....
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Ramification

• (n.) The production of branchlike figures. • (n.) A division into principal and subordinate classes, heads, or departments; also, one of the subordinate parts; as, the ramifications of a subject or scheme. • (n.) The process of branching, or the development of branches or offshoots from a stem; also, the mode of their arrangement. ...
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ramification

(ram″ĭ-fĭ-ka´shәn) distribution in branches. a branch or set of branches.
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ramification

1. The process of branching, or the development or offshoots from a stem; also, the mode of their arrangement. ... 2. A small branch or offshoot proceeding from a main stock or channel; as, the ramifications of an artery, vein, or nerve. ... 3. A division into principal and subordinate classes, heads, or departments; also, one of the subordinate pa...
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ramification

noun an arrangement of branching parts
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Ramification

[botany] In botany, ramification is the divergence of the stem and limbs of a plant into smaller ones, i.e. trunk into branches, branches into increasingly smaller branches, etc. Gardeners stimulate the process of ramification through pruning, thereby making trees, shrubs and other plants bushier and denser. Short internodes (the section of...
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Ramification

Ram`i·fi·ca'tion (răm`ĭ*fĭ*kā'shŭn) noun [ Confer French ramification . See Ramify .] 1. The process of branching, or the development of branches or offshoots from a stem; also, the mode of their arrangement. 2. A small branch or offshoot...
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ramification

a consequence, especially one that causes complications
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ramification

a development that complicates a situation
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ramification

ramification 1. A usually unintended consequence of an action, decision, or judgment that may complicate the situation or make the intended result more difficult to achieve. 2. The process of dividing or spreading out into branches. 3. A branch or arrangement of branches. 4. The branches of a tree collectively. 5. A branch or dichotomy; branching.
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Ramification

The mode or style of branching of a plant.
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ramification

Type: Term Pronunciation: ram′i-fi-kā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The process of dividing into a branchlike pattern.
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ramification

[n] - an arrangement of branching parts
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