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What is a fork database?

There is a mention of a fork database in the docs for the bnet_plugin. Could you please tell me what the fork database is and how is it related to the state of the nodeos node?
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How long on average before a transaction included in a block is final and irreversible? (without BFT msgs)

For example if a merchant is using EOSIO for payments, what is the expected time for a transaction to reach irreversible state after it has been included in a block? In addition to the expected ...
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How the irreversible state is recorded in the blockchain?

I'd like to know how irreversible state is recorded in the blockchain, whether it's a moving pointer, or it's recorded in another way.