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Branch vs. Discipline — What's the Difference?

Branch vs. Discipline — What's the Difference?

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Branch

A branch (UK: or UK: , US: ) or tree branch (sometimes referred to in botany as a ramus) is a woody structural member connected to but not part of the central trunk of a tree (or sometimes a shrub). Large branches are known as boughs and small branches are known as twigs.

Discipline

Discipline is action or inaction that is regulated to be in accordance (or to achieve accord) with a particular system of governance. Discipline is commonly applied to regulating human and animal behavior to its society or environment it belongs.

Branch

A part of a tree which grows out from the trunk or from a bough
Sophie was in the branches of a tree eating an apple

Discipline

Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement
Was raised in the strictest discipline.

Branch

(of a road or path) divide into one or more subdivisions
Follow this track south until it branches into two
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Discipline

Control obtained by enforcing compliance or order
Military discipline.

Branch

(of a tree or plant) bear or send out branches
This rose has a tendency to branch and spread at the top
The branching heads of large yellow daisies

Discipline

Controlled behavior resulting from disciplinary training; self-control
Dieting takes a lot of discipline.

Branch

A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.

Discipline

A state of order based on submission to rules and authority
A teacher who demanded discipline in the classroom.

Branch

A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.

Discipline

Punishment intended to correct or train
Subjected to harsh discipline.

Branch

A secondary outgrowth or subdivision of a main axis, such as the tine of a deer's antlers.

Discipline

A set of rules or methods, as those regulating the practice of a church or monastic order.

Branch

(Anatomy) An offshoot or a division of the main portion of a structure, especially that of a nerve, blood vessel, or lymphatic vessel; a ramus.

Discipline

A branch of knowledge or teaching
The discipline of mathematics.

Branch

An area of specialized skill or knowledge, especially academic or vocational, that is related to but separate from other areas
The judicial branch of government.
The branch of medicine called neurology.

Discipline

To train by instruction and practice, as in following rules or developing self-control
The sergeant disciplined the recruits to become soldiers.

Branch

A division of a business or other organization.

Discipline

To punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience.

Branch

A division of a family, categorized by descent from a particular ancestor.

Discipline

To impose order on
Needed to discipline their study habits.

Branch

(Linguistics) A subdivision of a family of languages, such as the Germanic branch of Indo-European.

Discipline

A controlled behaviour; self-control.

Branch

A tributary of a river.

Discipline

An enforced compliance or control.

Branch

Chiefly Southern US See creek. See Note at run.

Discipline

A systematic method of obtaining obedience.

Branch

A divergent section of a river, especially near the mouth.

Discipline

A state of order based on submission to authority.

Branch

(Mathematics) A part of a curve that is separated, as by discontinuities or extreme points.

Discipline

A set of rules regulating behaviour.

Branch

A sequence of program instructions to which the normal sequence of instructions relinquishes control, depending on the value of certain variables.

Discipline

A punishment to train or maintain control.

Branch

The instructions executed as the result of such a passing of control.

Discipline

A specific branch of knowledge or learning.

Branch

(Chemistry) A bifurcation in a linear chain of atoms, especially in an organic molecule where isomeric hydrocarbon groups can vary in the location and number of these bifurcations of the carbon chain.

Discipline

A category in which a certain art, sport or other activity belongs.

Branch

To put forth a branch or branches; spread by dividing.

Discipline

(transitive) To train someone by instruction and practice.

Branch

To come forth as a branch or subdivision; develop or diverge from
An unpaved road that branches from the main road.
A theory that branches from an older system of ideas.

Discipline

(transitive) To teach someone to obey authority.

Branch

(Computers) To relinquish control to another set of instructions or another routine as a result of the presence of a branch.

Discipline

(transitive) To punish someone in order to (re)gain control.

Branch

To separate (something) into branches.

Discipline

(transitive) To impose order on someone.

Branch

To embroider (something) with a design of foliage or flowers.

Discipline

The treatment suited to a disciple or learner; education; development of the faculties by instruction and exercise; training, whether physical, mental, or moral.
Wife and children are a kind of discipline of humanity.
Discipline aims at the removal of bad habits and the substitution of good ones, especially those of order, regularity, and obedience.

Branch

The woody part of a tree arising from the trunk and usually dividing.

Discipline

Training to act in accordance with established rules; accustoming to systematic and regular action; drill.
Their wildness lose, and, quitting nature's part,Obey the rules and discipline of art.

Branch

Any of the parts of something that divides like the branch of a tree.
The branch of an antler, a chandelier, or a railway

Discipline

Subjection to rule; submissiveness to order and control; habit of obedience.
The most perfect, who have their passions in the best discipline, are yet obliged to be constantly on their guard.

Branch

A creek or stream which flows into a larger river.
Branch water

Discipline

Severe training, corrective of faults; instruction by means of misfortune, suffering, punishment, etc.
A sharp discipline of half a century had sufficed to educate us.

Branch

(geometry) One of the portions of a curve that extends outwards to an indefinitely great distance.
The branches of a hyperbola

Discipline

Correction; chastisement; punishment inflicted by way of correction and training.
Giving her the discipline of the strap.

Branch

A location of an organization with several locations.
Our main branch is downtown, and we have branches in all major suburbs.

Discipline

The subject matter of instruction; a branch of knowledge.

Branch

A line of family descent, in distinction from some other line or lines from the same stock; any descendant in such a line.
The English branch of a family

Discipline

The enforcement of methods of correction against one guilty of ecclesiastical offenses; reformatory or penal action toward a church member.

Branch

(Mormonism) A local congregation of the LDS Church that is not large enough to form a ward; see Wikipedia article on ward in LDS church.

Discipline

Self-inflicted and voluntary corporal punishment, as penance, or otherwise; specifically, a penitential scourge.

Branch

An area in business or of knowledge, research.

Discipline

A system of essential rules and duties; as, the Romish or Anglican discipline.

Branch

(nautical) A certificate given by Trinity House to a pilot qualified to take navigational control of a ship in British waters.

Discipline

To educate; to develop by instruction and exercise; to train.

Branch

(computing) A sequence of code that is conditionally executed.

Discipline

To accustom to regular and systematic action; to bring under control so as to act systematically; to train to act together under orders; to teach subordination to; to form a habit of obedience in; to drill.
Ill armed, and worse disciplined.
His mind . . . imperfectly disciplined by nature.

Branch

(computing) A group of related files in a source control system, including for example source code, build scripts, and media such as images.

Discipline

To improve by corrective and penal methods; to chastise; to correct.
Has he disciplined Aufidius soundly?

Branch

(rail transport) A branch line.

Discipline

To inflict ecclesiastical censures and penalties upon.

Branch

(intransitive) To arise from the trunk or a larger branch of a tree.

Discipline

A branch of knowledge;
In what discipline is his doctorate?
Teachers should be well trained in their subject
Anthropology is the study of human beings

Branch

(intransitive) To produce branches.

Discipline

A system of rules of conduct or method of practice;
He quickly learned the discipline of prison routine
For such a plan to work requires discipline

Branch

(ambitransitive) To (cause to) divide into separate parts or subdivisions.

Discipline

The trait of being well behaved;
He insisted on discipline among the troops

Branch

To jump to a different location in a program, especially as the result of a conditional statement.

Discipline

Training to improve strength or self-control

Branch

(transitive) To strip of branches.

Discipline

The act of punishing;
The offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received

Branch

To discipline (a union member) at a branch meeting.

Discipline

Train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control;
Parents must discipline their children
Is this dog trained?

Branch

A shoot or secondary stem growing from the main stem, or from a principal limb or bough of a tree or other plant.

Discipline

Punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience;
The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently

Branch

Any division extending like a branch; any arm or part connected with the main body of thing; ramification; as, the branch of an antler; the branch of a chandelier; a branch of a river; a branch of a railway.
Most of the branches , or streams, were dried up.

Branch

Any member or part of a body or system; a distinct article; a section or subdivision; a department.
It is a branch and parcel of mine oath.

Branch

One of the portions of a curve that extends outwards to an indefinitely great distance; as, the branches of an hyperbola.

Branch

A line of family descent, in distinction from some other line or lines from the same stock; any descendant in such a line; as, the English branch of a family.
His father, a younger branch of the ancient stock.

Branch

A warrant or commission given to a pilot, authorizing him to pilot vessels in certain waters.

Branch

Diverging from, or tributary to, a main stock, line, way, theme, etc.; as, a branch vein; a branch road or line; a branch topic; a branch store.

Branch

To shoot or spread in branches; to separate into branches; to ramify.

Branch

To divide into separate parts or subdivision.
To branch out into a long disputation.

Branch

To divide as into branches; to make subordinate division in.

Branch

To adorn with needlework representing branches, flowers, or twigs.
The train whereof loose far behind her strayed,Branched with gold and pearl, most richly wrought.

Branch

An administrative division of some larger or more complex organization;
A branch of Congress

Branch

A division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant

Branch

A part of a forked or branching shape;
He broke off one of the branches
They took the south fork

Branch

A natural consequence of development

Branch

A stream or river connected to a larger one

Branch

Any projection that is thought to resemble an arm;
The arm of the record player
An arm of the sea
A branch of the sewer

Branch

Grow and send out branches or branch-like structures;
These plants ramify early and get to be very large

Branch

Divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork;
The road forks

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