fork

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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2016:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
EnglishItaliano
fork nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (eating utensil)forchetta nf
 Jim stuck a fork into the roast to see if it was done.
 Jim ha infilzato una forchetta nell'arrosto per accertarsi che fosse pronto.
fork nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bifurcation)biforcazione nf
  bivio nm
 Whenever Brian came to a fork in the road he would go left.
 Ogni volta che Brian incontrava una biforcazione stradale, andava a sinistra.
fork viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (road: split)biforcarsi v rif
  separarsi, dividersi v rif
 The river forked at the base of the mountains.
 Il fiume si biforcava alla base delle montagne.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
EnglishItaliano
fork nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (gardening or farming)forcone nm
  forcola nf
 Helen turned the soil with a fork.
 Helen ha smosso la terra con un forcone.
fork [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (attack 2 chess pieces) (scacchi)forchetta nf
 The chess player forked the king and queen with a knight.
 Il giocatore di scacchi ha fatto una forchetta al re e alla regina con il cavallo.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
EnglishItaliano
carving fork nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (utensil to hold meat for carving)forchettone nm
 He used the carving fork to hold the turkey in place while he cut it.
 Usò il forchettone per tenere fermo il tacchino arrosto mentre lo tagliava.
dinner fork nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (eating utensil)forchetta da tavola nf
 Dinner forks are always bigger than dessert forks.
 Le forchette da tavola sono più grandi di quelle da dessert.
fork in the road nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (path that splits into 2 directions)bivio nm
  biforcazione nf
 Take a left when you come to the fork in the road.
 Arrivati al bivio lungo la strada, girate a sinistra.
fork in the road nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (point at which a decision must be made) (figurato: decisione)bivio nm
 Ryan had reached a fork in the road; should he get a job or go to university?
fork out [sth] vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." slang (produce, hand over: money owed) (colloquiale)sborsare, sganciare vtr
 I can't believe we forked out two hundred bucks a ticket to see this lousy show.
 E avremmo sborsato duecento euro a biglietto per uno spettacolo tanto banale e mediocre?
fork [sth] over,
fork over [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
slang (hand over, give: money owed) (colloquiale)sganciare vtr
 Ok, you've got the money you owe me, so fork it over!
 So che hai i soldi che mi devi, perciò sgancia!
fork truck sollevatori a carrello
fork-tailed a coda biforcuta adj
garden fork nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tool for turning soil)forca nf
  forcone nm
 Use a garden fork to loosen the soil.
knife and fork nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (cutlery, eating implements)posate nfpl
 When planning a party menu, avoid meats that require cutting up with a knife and fork.
motorcycle fork nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (front part of a motorbike)forcella di moto nf
 My husband tried to get his bent motorcycle fork back into shape by himself.
 Mio marito ha provato da solo a raddrizzare la forcella della moto che si era piegata.
salad fork nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (utensil for serving salad)forchettone per insalata nm
 The salad fork is placed to the left of the dinner fork.
tuning fork nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (metal device used to tune musical instruments)diapason nm
 When you hit the tuning fork on your knee, it produces a perfect "A".
 Quando si batte il diapason sul ginocchio, questo produce un la perfetto.
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