English Edit

Etymology Edit

sub- +‎ branch

Noun Edit

subbranch (plural subbranches)

  1. A branch that is itself an offshoot of a branch of something.
    • 1995, Simon Commander, Fabrizio Coricelli, Unemployment, Restructuring, and the Labor Market in Eastern Europe and Russia:
      To capture this possibility, we measure the following variables for each subbranch: the proportion of sales...
    • 2005, Richard Zurawski, The Industrial Communication Technology Handbook:
      The subbranch selected after this collision has no active messages.
  2. Part of a branch.