Umbilical vs Attached - What's the difference?

umbilical | attached |


As adjectives the difference between umbilical and attached

is that umbilical is of, or relating to, the navel (umbilicus) or the umbilical cord while attached is in a romantic or sexual relationship.

As a noun umbilical

is (astronautics) a cord connecting an astronaut to a spacecraft or the like.

As a verb attached is

(attach).

umbilical

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of, or relating to, the navel (umbilicus) or the umbilical cord.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (astronautics) A cord connecting an astronaut to a spacecraft or the like.
  • attached

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (attach)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • In a romantic or sexual relationship.
  • As far as I know, he isn't attached , so I'm going to invite him out on a date.
    I'm not ready to get attached , as I want to continue sleeping around.
  • (botany, mycology) Broadly joined to a stem or stipe, but not decurrent.
  • In this group of mushrooms, the attachment of the gills to the stipe ranges from attached to almost decurrent.
  • Of a residential building, sharing walls with similar buildings on two, usually opposite, sides.
  • Coordinate terms

    * (sharing two walls) detached, semiattached