Scaffold vs Catalyze - What's the difference?

scaffold | catalyze |


In lang=en terms the difference between scaffold and catalyze

is that scaffold is to set up a scaffolding; to surround a building with scaffolding while catalyze is to inspire significantly by catalysis.

As verbs the difference between scaffold and catalyze

is that scaffold is to set up a scaffolding; to surround a building with scaffolding while catalyze is (senseid)to bring about the catalysis of a chemical reaction.

As a noun scaffold

is a structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building.

scaffold

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building.
  • An elevated platform on which a criminal is executed.
  • (metalworking) An accumulation of adherent, partly fused material forming a shelf or dome-shaped obstruction above the tuyeres in a blast furnace.
  • Derived terms

    * go to the scaffold * send to the scaffold * superscaffold, superscaffolding

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To set up a scaffolding; to surround a building with scaffolding.
  • Derived terms

    * scaffoldage * scaffolder * scaffolding

    catalyze

    English

    Alternative forms

    * catalyse (mainly UK)

    Verb

  • (senseid)To bring about the catalysis of a chemical reaction.
  • (senseid)To accelerate a process.
  • To inspire significantly by catalysis.