Stool vs Area - What's the difference?

stool | area |

As nouns the difference between stool and area

is that stool is a seat for one person without a back or armrest or stool can be a plant from which layers are propagated by bending its branches into the soil while area is area.

As a verb stool

is (agriculture) to ramify; to tiller, as grain; to shoot out suckers.



Etymology 1

From (etyl) (m), (m), (m), from (etyl) . More at stand.


(en noun)
  • A seat for one person without a back or armrest.
  • A footstool.
  • Feces; excrement.
  • (label) A decoy.
  • A seat; a seat with a back; a chair.
  • Throne.
  • (label) A seat used in evacuating the bowels; a toilet.
  • (label) A small channel on the side of a vessel, for the dead-eyes of the backstays.
  • (Totten)
  • Material, such as oyster shells, spread on the sea bottom for oyster spat to adhere to.
  • Synonyms
    * See also
    Derived terms
    {{der3, footstool , stool pigeon , stoolie , window stool}}

    See also

    * chair * seat

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) (lena) stolo. See stolon.


    (en noun)
  • A plant from which layers are propagated by bending its branches into the soil.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (agriculture) To ramify; to tiller, as grain; to shoot out suckers.
  • *1869 , Richard D. Blackmore,
  • *:I worked very hard in the copse of young ash, with my billhook and a shearing-knife; cutting out the saplings where they stooled too close together, making spars to keep for thatching, wall-crooks to drive into the cob, stiles for close sheep hurdles, and handles for rakes, and hoes, and two-bills, of the larger and straighter stuff.
  • Anagrams

    * loots * tools ----




    (wikipedia area)
  • (mathematics) A measure of the extent of a surface; it is measured in square units.
  • A particular geographic region.
  • Any particular extent of surface, especially an empty or unused extent.
  • Figuratively, any extent, scope or range of an object or concept.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=September-October, author= Rob Dorit
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= Making Life from Scratch , passage=Today, a new area of research that similarly aims to mimic a complex biological phenomenon—life itself—is taking off. Synthetic biology, a seductive experimental subfield in the life sciences, seems tantalizingly to promise custom-designed life created in the laboratory.}}
  • (British) An open space, below ground level, between the front of a house and the pavement.
  • (Charles Dickens)
  • (soccer) Penalty box; penalty area.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2010, date=December 29, author=Mark Vesty, work=BBC
  • , title= Wigan 2-2 Arsenal , passage=Bendtner's goal-bound shot was well saved by goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi but fell to Arsahvin on the edge of the area and the Russian swivelled, shaped his body and angled a sumptuous volley into the corner.}}
  • (slang) Genitals.
  • Derived terms

    * * area code * area-denial * area of influence * area rug * area rule * Broca's area * combined statistical area * common area * danger area * disaster area * equal-area * free trade area * geographical area * goal area * gray area * grey area * lateral area * metropolitan area * metropolitan area network * notification area * outside gross area * penalty area * Planck area * prohibited area * protected area * rest area * restricted area * Ruhr Area * Schengen Area * safe area * second moment of area * service area * specific leaf area * staging area * surface area * terminal control area * Terminal High Altitude Area Defense * ventral tegmental area * Wernicke's area

    See also

    * Imperial: square inches, square feet, square yards, square miles, acres * Metric: square meters/square metres, square centimeters/square centimetres, square kilometers/square kilometres, hectares


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