Bicycle vs Banana - What's the difference?

bicycle | banana |


As a noun bicycle

is a vehicle that has two wheels, one behind the other, a steering handle, and a saddle seat or seats and is usually propelled by the action of a rider’s feet upon pedals.

As a verb bicycle

is to travel or exercise using a bicycle.

bicycle

Noun

(en noun)
  • A vehicle that has two wheels, one behind the other, a steering handle, and a saddle seat or seats and is usually propelled by the action of a rider’s feet upon pedals.
  • A traveling block used on a cable in skidding logs.
  • The best possible hand in lowball.
  • (British, AU, NZ) A motorbike.
  • Synonyms

    * bike (colloquial) * cycle * push bike, pushbike * velocipede * See also

    Verb

    (bicycl)
  • To travel or exercise using a bicycle.
  • See also

    * like riding a bicycle * motorcycle * tricycle * unicycle

    banana

    English

    (wikipedia banana)

    Noun

  • An elongated curved fruit, which grows in bunches, and has a sweet creamy flesh and a smooth yellow skin.
  • The tropical treelike plant which bears clusters of bananas. The plant, of the genus Musa , has large, elongated leaves and is related to the plantain.
  • (uncountable) A yellow colour, like that of a banana's skin.
  • (mildly, pejorative, slang, ethnic slur) A person of Asian descent, especially a Chinese American, who has assimilated into Western culture or married a Caucasian (from the "yellow" outside and "white" inside). Compare .
  • Synonyms

    * (Asian assimilated into Western culture) jook-sing, Twinkie

    Antonyms

    * (Asian assimilated into Western culture) egg (Western assimilated into Asian culture)

    Coordinate terms

    * (Asian assimilated into Western culture) coconut

    Derived terms

    * banana ball * banana bender * banana boat * banana bond * banana hammock * Bananaland * banana shot * banana paper * banana peel * banana pepper * banana plug * bananaquit * banana republic * bananas * bananas Foster * bananery * banana skin * banana split * banoffee * false banana * pink banana * scarlet banana * second banana * snow banana * top banana

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Curved like a banana, especially of a ball in flight.
  • * 2001 , Rayne Barton, The Green Hills Golf Chronicles , page 155, ISBN 0738847917.
  • Even the lowly banana ball, the bane of so many weekenders, sometimes can be exactly right, as in this case.
  • * 2002 , Andrew Collins, Guild of Honor , page 53, ISBN 1403371490.
  • He played the fading, low-banana shot as planned, and the ball whistled left of the oak tree and between the pines.
  • * 2006 , Richard Witzig, The Global Art of Soccer , page 247, ISBN 0977668800.
  • [...]Bernd Schneider closed the scoring in injury-time with a 23 meter free-kick banana shot into the upper-right corner.

    See also

    * abaca * coconut * dining leaf * matoke * oreo * plantain * sinamay * waragi *

    Hypernyms

    * bunch * hand * ----