Communication vs Bonding - What's the difference?

communication | bonding |

As nouns the difference between communication and bonding

is that communication is the act or fact of communicating anything; transmission while bonding is the act by which something is bonded.

As a verb bonding is





(wikipedia communication) (en noun)
  • The act or fact of communicating anything; transmission.
  • communication of smallpox
    communication of a secret
  • (uncountable) The concept or state of exchanging data or information between entities.
  • Some say that communication is a necessary prerequisite for sentience; others say that it is a result thereof.
    The node had established communication with the network, but had as yet sent no data.
  • A message; the essential data transferred in an act of communication.
  • Surveillance was accomplished by means of intercepting the spies' communications .
  • The body of all data transferred to one or both parties during an act of communication.
  • The subpoena required that the company document their communication with the plaintiff.
  • An instance of information transfer; a conversation or discourse.
  • The professors' communications consisted of lively discussions via email.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Argument and friendly communication .
  • A passageway or opening between two locations; connection.
  • A round archway at the far end of the hallway provided communication to the main chamber.
  • * Arbuthnot
  • The Euxine Sea is conveniently situated for trade, by the communication it has both with Asia and Europe.
  • (anatomy) A connection between two tissues, organs, or cavities.
  • * 1855, William Stokes, The Diseases of the Heart and the Aorta Page 617
  • ...and here a free communication had been established between the aorta and the vena cava.
  • (obsolete) association; company
  • * Bible, 1 Corinthians xv. 33
  • Evil communications corrupt manners.
  • Participation in the Lord's supper.
  • (Bishop Pearson)
  • (rhetoric) A trope by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says "we" instead of "I" or "you".
  • (Beattie)

    Derived terms

    * anticommunication * communication disorder * communication engineering * communications satellite * confidential communication * excommunication * miscommunication * noncommunication * privileged communication * telecommunication ----




  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is bonded.
  • * 1998 , Walter Frederick Buckley, Society - a Complex Adaptive System: Essays in Social Theory
  • A systems view of reality allows one to see that it is made of successive layers of bonded elements, each layer with properties emergent from the previous one: atoms are particular bondings of more elementary particles
  • A method of aggregating multiple network interfaces on a computer into a single logical interface