Pour vs Affuse - What's the difference?

pour | affuse |


As a noun pour

is fear.

As a verb affuse is

to pour out or upon.

pour

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) pouren, . Displaced native Middle English schenchen, ).

Verb

(en verb)
  • To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or into it.
  • To send forth as in a stream or a flood; to emit; to let escape freely or wholly.
  • * The Bible, 1 i. 15.
  • Ihave poured out my soul before the Lord.
  • * The Bible, vii. 8
  • Now will I shortly pour out my fury upon thee.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • London doth pour out her citizens!
  • * (John Milton)
  • Wherefore did Nature pour her bounties forth With such a full and unwithdrawing hand?
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-10, volume=408, issue=8848, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Can China clean up fast enough? , passage=At the same time, it is pouring money into cleaning up the country.}}
  • To send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly.
  • * A. Pope
  • Is it for thee the linnet pours his throat?
  • To flow, pass or issue in or as a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly; as, the rain pours.
  • * Gay
  • In the rude throng pour on with furious pace.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011, date=January 8, author=Chris Bevan, work=BBC
  • , title= Arsenal 1-1 Leeds , passage=In a breathless finish Arsenal poured forward looking for a winner but Leeds held out for a deserved replay after Bendtner wastefully fired wide and Schmeichel acrobatically kept out Denilson's rasping effort}}

    Synonyms

    * (pour a drink) shink, skink

    Derived terms

    * pourable * pourer * pouringly * inpour * outpour * pour one's heart out

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of pouring.
  • Something, or an amount, poured.
  • * 2003 , John Brian Newman, B. S. Choo, Advanced concrete technology: Volume 2
  • Over this time period, the first concrete pour has not only lost workability but has started to set so that it is no longer affected by the action of a vibrator.
  • (colloquial) A stream, or something like a stream; especially a flood of precipitation.
  • A pour of rain. --Miss Ferrier.

    Etymology 2

    Verb

    (head)
  • Anagrams

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    affuse

    English

    Verb

    (affus)
  • To pour out or upon.
  • * Boyle
  • I first affused water upon the compressed beans.
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