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addaword.gifdefinition of fork

noun
an operating system that has developed from and is slightly different from an operating system that is still currently being used
So, I’ll spell out what I think is happening here. We’re seeing an Android fork. There will be one line for smartphones, the current Android 2.3, Gingerbread, line, and the forthcoming Android 3, Honeycomb, line.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 09/11/2011 14:43:00
Definition of fork from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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