Lane vs Alane - What's the difference?

lane | alane |

As a verb lane

is borrow.

As a noun alane is




(wikipedia lane)


(en noun)
  • A narrow passageway between fences, walls, hedges or trees
  • A lengthwise division of roadway intended for a single line of vehicles
  • A similar division of a racetrack to keep runners apart
  • A course designated for ships or aircraft
  • (card games) An empty space in the tableau, formed by the removal of an entire row of cards.
  • Derived terms

    * laneway * memory lane * shipping lane * swimlane

    See also

    * alley * alleyway * carriageway * direction * gennel, ginnel, guinnel, gunnel, jennel * gitty, jitty * side * passage * roadway * snicket * wynd


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    (en noun)
  • (inorganic compound) aluminium hydride, AlH3
  • (organic chemistry) Any organic derivative of this compound
  • Usage notes

    This is the current IUPAC name, but is to be replaced by alumane because the systematically derived name of the -AlH2 group would be alanyl which is already used as a derivative of alanine.