Spider vs Book - What's the difference?

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In lang=en terms the difference between spider and book

is that spider is part of a resonator instrument that transmits string vibrations from the bridge to a resonator cone at multiple points while book is six tricks taken by one side.

As nouns the difference between spider and book

is that spider is any of various eight-legged, predatory arthropods, of the order Araneae, most of which spin webs to catch prey while book is a collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc.

As verbs the difference between spider and book

is that spider is to follow links on the World Wide Web in order to gather information while book is to reserve (something) for future use.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • Any of various eight-legged, predatory arthropods, of the order Araneae , most of which spin webs to catch prey.
  • (Internet) A program which follows links on the World Wide Web in order to gather information.
  • (chiefly, Australia, and, New Zealand) A float (drink) made by mixing ice-cream and a soda or fizzy drink (such as lemonade).
  • * 2002', Katharine Gasparini, ''Cranberry and vanilla ice cream '''spider'' , recipe in ''Cool Food , page 339.
  • (slang) A spindly person.
  • (slang) A man who persistently approaches or accosts a woman in a public social setting, particularly in a bar.
  • (snooker, billiards) A stick with a convex arch-shaped notched head used to support the cue when the cue ball is out of reach at normal extension; a bridge.
  • (cookware, US, UK, historical) A cast-iron frying pan with three legs, once common in open-hearth cookery.
  • * 1846 , Mary Hooker Cornelius, The Young Housekeeper's Friend , page 146, recipe 28 “To fry salt pork”:
  • Cut slices and lay them in cold water in the spider'; boil them up two or three minutes, then pour off the water and set the ' spider again on the coals and brown the slices on each side.
  • * 2005 , Marty Davidson, Grandma Grace's Southern Favorites , recipe for “strawberry coconuts”, Rutledge Hill Press, ISBN 1-4016-0219-3, page 193:
  • In spider pan or deep skillet set over hot coals, quickly fry a few at a time in deep lard until brown.
  • * 2008 , Corona Club (San Francisco, California), Corona Club Cook Book , page 202,
  • Melt ½ the dry sugar in the spider , stirring with knife until all is melted.
  • (cookware) Implement for moving food in and out of hot oil for deep frying, with a circular metal mesh attached to a long handle.
  • * 1996 , City and Guilds of London Institute, Food preparation and cooking. Cookery units. Student guide. , Stanley Thornes, ISBN 0-7487-2566-0, unit 2ND5, element 2, page 157:
  • If you are deep-frying your falafel, use a spider or basket to place them gently into the hot oil, which should be preheated to a temperature of 175°C (330°F).
  • * 2008 , Anna Kasabian and David Kasabian, The Wild Fish Cookbook , Creative Publishing International, ISBN 1-58923-317-4, page 84:
  • Consider investing in a frying basket or a spider' for small amounts of fish. A ' spider looks like a metal web and has a long handle and can lower and raise fish from the hot oil.
  • A part of a crank, to which the chainrings are attached
  • (slang) Heroin (street drug).
  • (music) Part of a resonator instrument that transmits string vibrations from the bridge to a resonator cone at multiple points.
  • A skeleton or frame with radiating arms or members, often connected by crosspieces, such as a casting forming the hub and spokes to which the rim of a fly wheel or large gear is bolted; the body of a piston head; or a frame for strengthening a core or mould for a casting.
  • Derived terms

    * (assassin spider) * (coconut spider) * (pelican spider) * spiderdom * spidership * spidery


    (en verb)
  • (Internet, of a computer program) to follow links on the World Wide Web in order to gather information.
  • ''The online dictionary is regularly spidered by search engines.

    Derived terms

    * Web spidering

    See also

    * arachnid * (wikipedia)


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    (wikipedia book)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . (cognates)Cognate with (etyl) (m), . The sense development of beech'' to ''book'' is explained by the fact that smooth gray beech bark was commonly used as bookfell.J.P. Mallory, ''Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture , s.v. "beech" (London: Fitroy-Dearborn, 1997), 58.


    (en noun)
  • A collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge, containing printed or written material, pictures, etc.
  • She opened the book to page 37 and began to read aloud.
    He was frustrated because he couldn't find anything about dinosaurs in the book .
  • A long work fit for publication, typically prose, such as a novel or textbook, and typically published as such a bound collection of sheets.
  • I have three copies of his first book .
  • A major division of a long work.
  • Genesis is the first book of the Bible.
    Many readers find the first book of ''A Tale of Two Cities'' to be confusing.
  • A record of betting (from the use of a notebook to record what each person has bet).
  • I'm running a book on who is going to win the race.
  • A convenient collection, in a form resembling a book, of small paper items for individual use.
  • a book of stamps
    a book of raffle tickets
  • The script of a musical.
  • (usually, in the plural) Records of the accounts of a business.
  • A long document stored (as data) that is or will become a book; an e-book.
  • (legal) A colloquial reference to a book award, a recognition for receiving the highest grade in a class (traditionally an actual book, but recently more likely a letter or certificate acknowledging the achievement).
  • (whist) Six tricks taken by one side.
  • (poker slang) four of a kindWeisenberg, Michael (2000) [http://www.poker1.com/mcu/pokerdictionary/mculib_dictionary_info.asp The Official Dictionary of Poker]. MGI/Mike Caro University. ISBN 978-1880069523
  • (sports) A document, held by the referee, of the incidents happened in the game.
  • (sports, by extension) A list of all players who have been booked (received a warning) in a game.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=March 2 , author=Andy Campbell , title=Celtic 1 - 0 Rangers , work=BBC , url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/9409758.stm , page= , passage=Celtic captain Scott Brown joined team-mate Majstorovic in the book and Rangers' John Fleck was also shown a yellow card as an ill-tempered half drew to a close.}}
    * (collection of sheets of paper bound together containing printed or written material) tome (especially a large book) * booklet * tome, volume * (script of a musical) libretto * (records of the accounts of a business) accounts, records
    Derived terms
    * address book * audiobook * book account * book agent * book-answerer * book award * book-bearer * bookbinder * book-board * book-bosomed * book-bound * book-boy * book-burning * book canvasser * bookcase * book-cloth * book club * book concern * book-crab * book-credit * book-debt * book-edge gilder * book-edge marbler * book end, bookend * bookery * booketeria * book-farmer * book-folder * book-form * bookful * book-ghoul * book-gill * book hand * book-holder * bookhood * book-house * book-hunt * bookie * bookish * bookism * bookjacket * bookkeeper * bookkeeping * book-label * book-lare * book-law * book-lear * book-learned * book-learning * book-length * bookless * booklet * booklike * bookling * booklore * booklouse * book lung * bookly * bookmaker * bookmaking * bookman * bookmark, bookmarker * book match * book-mate * book-mindedness * book mite * bookmobile * book-muslin * book name * book-number * book-oath * book of first entry * book of original entry * Book of the Dead * book of the film * Book of God * book of lading * book of life * book of rates * book of reference * book of the living * book of words * book-packet * book piles * bookplate * book pocket * book-post * book-postage * book-press * book price * book prop * book-rate * book-read * bookrest * book-scorpion * bookseller * bookselling * bookshelf * bookshop * book-shy * booksie, booksy * book-slide * book-society * book-stack * bookstall * book-stamp * bookstand * bookstore * book support * booksy * book-table * book token * book trade * book-tray * book-trough * book type * book value * bookwards * book-ways * bookwise * bookwork * book-world * bookworm * book-wright * booky * bring to book * burn book * by the book * casebook * closed book * close the books * coffee-table book * comic book * cookbook * cookery book * cook the books * copybook * coursebook * e-book * exercise book * the Good Book * guidebook * handbook * hymn book * in anyone's book * in my book * in someone's bad books * in someone's good books * in the books * know like a book * logbook * make book * matchbook * notebook * off the books * on the books * open book * passbook * pension book * phrasebook * pocket-book, pocketbook * prayer book * ration book * reading book * read like a book * reference book * rough book * scrapbook * sketch book * songbook * storybook * suit one's book * take a leaf out of someone's book * talk like a book * textbook * throw the book at * without book * wordbook * workbook * yearbook
    See also
    * incunable * scroll * tome * volume


    (en verb)
  • To reserve (something) for future use.
  • I want to book a hotel room for tomorrow night
    I can book tickets for the concert next week.
  • To write down, to register or record in a book or as in a book.
  • They booked that message from the hill
  • (law enforcement) To record the name and other details of a suspected offender and the offence for later judicial action.
  • The police booked him for driving too fast.
  • (sports) To issue with a caution, usually a yellow card, or a red card if a yellow card has already been issued.
  • (slang) To travel very fast.
  • He was really booking , until he passed the speed trap.
  • To record bets as bookmaker.
  • (law student slang) To receive the highest grade in a class.
  • The top three students had a bet on which one was going to book their intellectual property class.
  • (slang) To leave.
  • He was here earlier, but he booked .
    * (to reserve) reserve * (to write down) make a note of, note down, record, write down * (to travel very fast) bomb (slang), hurtle, rocket (informal), speed, shoot, whiz (informal)
    Derived terms
    * bookable * double-book * overbook * rebook * unbook * underbook

    Etymology 2

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


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