Branch (disambiguation)

Branch (disambiguation)

A branch is a part of a woody plant.

Branch or branching may also refer to:

Computing

* Branch (computer science), a point in a computer program where program-flow may change depending on a condition.
**Branch predictor, the part of a processor that determines whether a conditional branch in the instruction flow of a program is likely to be taken or not.
**Branch table, a term used to describe an efficient method of transferring program control (branching) to another part of a program using a table of branch instructions.
** Indirect branch, a type of program control instruction.
* Branching (software), a way of duplicating an object under revision control.

Geography

In Canada:
* Branch, Newfoundland and Labrador

In the "'United States:
* Branch, Arkansas
* Branch, Louisiana
* Branch, Michigan
* Branch, Missouri
* Branch County, Michigan
* Branch Township, Michigan
* Branch Township, Pennsylvania

Mathematics

* Branch (graph theory), a concept in mathematical logic
* Branch point, a point at which a multiple-valued function changes values
* Principal branch, a function which selects one branch of a multi-valued function

Religion

* Branch (Christ), the Branch Davidian new name of Christ
* Ward_%28LDS_Church%29#Branch, a small-sized congregation in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
* Branch (Latter Day Saint movement), any congregation in other churches in the Latter Day Saint movement

Other

* Branch (surname), a family name
* Branch (academia), an academic sub-discipline
* Branch (banking), a retail location
* Branch (company), an establishment of a company in a country other than its home country
* Branch (bridle), a crooked piece of iron in a bit shank
* Branch line, a relatively minor railway line
* Branching (chemistry), a concept in polymer chemistry
* Branching (linguistics), the general tendency towards a given order of words within sentences and smaller grammatical units within sentences
* USS "Branch", of the United States Navy
* Branch is a sometime-used taxonomic rank
* The major subgroups of Indo-European languages (Anatolian, Greek, Germanic, etc.) are also called Branches

ee also

* Branch River
* East Branch
* Fort Branch
* Long Branch
* North Branch
* South Branch
* West Branch
* Cadet branch
* Executive branch
* Olive branch
* Post office branch
* Earthly Branches


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