Plimsoll vs Trainer - What's the difference?

plimsoll | trainer |

Plimsoll is a synonym of trainer.


In context|british|lang=en terms the difference between plimsoll and trainer

is that plimsoll is (british) a rubber-soled lace-up canvas shoe for sports or onboard ships; a precursor of trainers while trainer is (british) a running shoe or sneaker.

As nouns the difference between plimsoll and trainer

is that plimsoll is (british) a rubber-soled lace-up canvas shoe for sports or onboard ships; a precursor of trainers while trainer is a person who trains another; a coach.

plimsoll

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (British) A rubber-soled lace-up canvas shoe for sports or onboard ships; a precursor of trainers.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1928, author=Lawrence R. Bourne
  • , title=Well Tackled! , chapter=13 citation , passage=“Yes, there are two distinct sets of footprints, both wearing rubber shoes—one I think ordinary plimsolls , the other goloshes,” replied the sergeant.}}

    Synonyms

    * daps, pumps (plural )

    trainer

    English

    (wikipedia)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A person who trains another; a coach.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=June 29 , author=Kevin Mitchell , title=Roger Federer back from Wimbledon 2012 brink to beat Julien Benneteau , work=the Guardian citation , page= , passage=It was Federer's ability to pull him around the court that put the lactic acid and debilitating weight in those legs and he should not have been allowed the luxury of his trainer's help.}}
  • (sports) A person responsible for treating injuries sustained by players during matches; a physiotherapist.
  • * 2009 , Garth Dykes, Nelson FC in the Football League , page 22:
  • He served Nelson wholeheartedly as a player, coach and trainer in a lengthy association, the highlights being his involvement in two championship-winning sides.
  • (British) A running shoe or sneaker.
  • (video games, slang) A patch for a video game that applies cheats.
  • * 2000 , "Phil", I need trainer for version 1.10.021'' (on newsgroup ''alt.games.rctycoon )
  • I actually never got a trainer for RCT, but needed one for my brother when I installed it on his computer. He is 10, and is only concerned with making "cool" coasters. I also completed CF before getting trainers.
  • * 2001 , "LJames4728", Good C64 Game Sites?'' (on newsgroup ''alt.c64 )
  • Are there any sites that have original copies of games? (ie: Summer/Winter/World Games with Fast Loading). Just looking for games without the trainers /intros.
  • Synonyms

    * coach * (running shoe) takkie (South African English), dap, jogger, plimsoll (UK), runner, sandshoe/sand shoe, sneaker, tennis shoe

    Derived terms

    * personal trainer

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