Football vs Car - What's the difference?

football | car |


As nouns the difference between football and car

is that football is the kind of ball used in american football while car is friend.

As a verb car is

(lb).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

football

English

Noun

  • (general) A sport played on foot in which teams attempt to get a ball into a goal or zone defended by the other team.
  • Roman and medieval football''' matches were more violent than any modern type of '''football .
  • (other than North America, uncountable) association football: a game in which two teams each contend to get a round ball into the other team's goal primarily by kicking the ball. Known as soccer in Canada and the United States.
  • Each team scored three goals when they played football .
  • (US, uncountable) American football: a game in which two teams attempt to get an ovoid ball to the end of each other's territory.
  • Each team scored two touchdowns when they played football .
  • (Canada, uncountable) Canadian football: a game played on a wide field in which two teams attempt to get an ovoid ball to the end of each other's territory.
  • They played football in the snow.
  • (Australia, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory, uncountable) Australian rules football.
  • (Ireland, uncountable) Gaelic football: a field game played with similar rules to hurling, but using hands and feet rather than a stick, and a ball, similar to, yet smaller than a soccer ball.
  • (Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, uncountable) rugby league.
  • (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand) rugby union
  • (countable) The ball used in any game called "football".
  • ''The player kicked the football .
  • (uncountable) Practise of these particular games, or techniques used in them.
  • (figuratively, countable) An item of discussion, particularly in a back-and-forth manner
  • That budget item became a political football .
  • (slang, countable) The nickname of the leather briefcase containing classified nuclear war plans, which is always near the US President.
  • Synonyms

    * ("football" in Britain) ** (all varieties of English) association football, soccer (all varieties of English), wogball (Australian racist slang) ** (British slang) footie, footer * ("football" in the US) American football, (Australia) gridiron, gridiron football * ("football" in Canada) (outside Canada) Canadian football * footy, Aussie Rules, VFL (outdated), AFL * ("football" in New South Wales and Queensland) footy, league * soccer * (ball) ** (in all varieties of English and in all games called "football") ball ** footy, pill ** soccerball ** soccer ball ** pigskin

    Derived terms

    * American football * arena football * Australian rules football * Barbarian football * blow football * Canadian flag football * Canadian football * Gaelic football * five-a-side football * flag football * football hooligan * football match * football player * football tennis * footballer * footballing * gridiron football * political football * roller football * table football * touch football * tackle football

    See also

    * for a list of terms used in football/soccer. * (Football) * Details of the word football in various parts of the world. * (American football) * Translations of football (soccer) terms 1000 English basic words ----

    car

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (m) (from .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (dated) A wheeled vehicle, drawn by a horse or other animal.
  • A wheeled vehicle that moves independently, with at least three wheels, powered mechanically, steered by a driver and mostly for personal transportation; a motorcar or automobile.
  • She drove her car to the mall.
  • * {{quote-book, year=2006, author=
  • , title=Internal Combustion , chapter=1 citation , passage=If successful, Edison and Ford—in 1914—would move society away from the ever more expensive and then universally known killing hazards of gasoline cars : […] .}}
  • (rail transport, chiefly, North America) An unpowered unit in a railroad train.
  • The conductor coupled the cars to the locomotive.
  • (rail transport) an individual vehicle, powered or unpowered, in a multiple unit.
  • The 11:10 to London was operated by a 4-car diesel multiple unit
  • (rail transport) A passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not.
  • From the front-most car of the subway, he filmed the progress through the tunnel.
  • A rough unit of quantity approximating the amount which would fill a railroad car.
  • We ordered five hundred cars of gypsum.
  • The moving, load-carrying component of an elevator or other cable-drawn transport mechanism.
  • Fix the car of the express elevator - the door is sticking.
  • The passenger-carrying portion of certain amusement park rides, such as Ferris wheels.
  • The most exciting part of riding a Ferris wheel is when your car goes over the top.
  • The part of an airship, such as a balloon or dirigible, which houses the passengers and control apparatus.
  • * {{quote-book, 1850, , 3= A System of Aeronautics, page=152
  • , passage=Everything being apparently in readiness now, I stepped into the car of the balloon,
  • (sailing) A sliding fitting that runs along a track.
  • * {{quote-book, 1995, Ken Textor, The New Book of Sail Trim, page=201 citation
  • , passage=On boats 25 feet or more, it is best to mount a mast car and track on the front of the mast so you can adjust the height of the pole above the deck }}
  • (uncountable, US) The aggregate of desirable characteristics of a car.
  • Buy now! You can get more car for your money.
  • (US) A floating perforated box for living fish.
  • Image:TOYOTA FCHV 01.jpg, A hydrogen-powered car . Image:Train wagons 0834.jpg, Freight cars . Image:RandenTrain.jpg, A self-propelled passenger car . Image:Ferris wheel - melbourne show 2005.jpg, Ferris wheel cars . Image:Traveller (sailing).jpg, Car on a sailboat. Image:ZeppelinLZ127b.jpg, Car of a Zeppelin. Image:240 Sparks Elevators.jpg, Elevator cars .
    Synonyms
    * (private vehicle that moves independently) auto, motorcar, vehicle; automobile (US), motor (British colloquial), carriage (obsolete) * (non-powered part of a train) railcar, wagon * (unit of quantity) carload, wagonload * (passenger-carrying light rail unit) carriage * (part of an airship) gondola, basket (balloons only) * See also
    Derived terms
    * * * * * , (l) * (l) * * * * * * , (l) * * (l) * * *

    See also

    * bus * truck * van

    Etymology 2

    Acronym of c'''ontents]] of the '''a'''ddress part of [[register, '''r egister number . Note that it was based on original hardware and has no meaning today.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (computing) The first part of a cons in LISP. The first element of a list
  • * Matt Kaufmann, Panagiotis Manolios, and J Strother Moore, Computer-aided reasoning: an approach , 2000 :
  • The elements of a list are the successive cars''' along the "cdr chain." That is, the elements are the '''car''', the '''car''' of the cdr, the '''car of the cdr of the cdr, etc.
    Antonyms
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    Derived terms
    * *

    Anagrams

    * * * 1000 English basic words ----