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Feed vs Sprue - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between feed and sprue

is that feed is (uncountable) food given to (especially herbivorous) animals while sprue is (medicine) a tropical disease causing a sore throat and tongue, and disturbed digestion; psilosis or sprue can be (founding) the hole through which melted metal is poured into the gate, and thence into the mold.

As a verb feed

is to give (someone or something) food to eat, nurture or feed can be (fee).

Mold vs Sprue - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between mold and sprue

is that mold is a hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance or mold can be a natural substance in the form of a woolly or furry growth of tiny fungi that appears when organic material lies for a long time exposed to (usually warm and moist) air or mold can be loose friable soil, rich in humus and fit for planting while sprue is (medicine) a tropical disease causing a sore throat and tongue, and disturbed digestion; psilosis or sprue can be (founding) the hole through which melted metal is poured into the gate, and thence into the mold.

As a verb mold

is to shape in or on a mold or mold can be to cause to become moldy; to cause mold to grow upon or mold can be to cover with mold or soil.

Gate vs Sprue - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between gate and sprue

is that gate is (senseid)a doorlike structure outside a house or gate can be a way, path while sprue is (medicine) a tropical disease causing a sore throat and tongue, and disturbed digestion; psilosis or sprue can be (founding) the hole through which melted metal is poured into the gate, and thence into the mold.

As a verb gate

is to keep something inside by means of a closed gate.

Metal vs Sprue - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between metal and sprue

is that metal is any of a number of chemical elements in the periodic table that form a metallic bond with other metal atoms; generally shiny, somewhat malleable and hard, often a conductor of heat and electricity while sprue is (medicine) a tropical disease causing a sore throat and tongue, and disturbed digestion; psilosis or sprue can be (founding) the hole through which melted metal is poured into the gate, and thence into the mold.

As a adjective metal

is (music) characterized by strong, fast drum-beats and distorted guitars.

As a verb metal

is to make a road using crushed rock, stones etc.

Psilosis vs Sprue - What's the difference?

psilosis | sprue |


As nouns the difference between psilosis and sprue

is that psilosis is the sound change by which greek lost the consonant sound /h/ during antiquity while sprue is (medicine) a tropical disease causing a sore throat and tongue, and disturbed digestion; psilosis or sprue can be (founding) the hole through which melted metal is poured into the gate, and thence into the mold.

Disease vs Sprue - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between disease and sprue

is that disease is (pathology) an abnormal condition of the body or mind that causes discomfort or dysfunction; distinct from injury insofar as the latter is usually instantaneously acquired while sprue is (medicine) a tropical disease causing a sore throat and tongue, and disturbed digestion; psilosis or sprue can be (founding) the hole through which melted metal is poured into the gate, and thence into the mold.

As a verb disease

is (obsolete) to cause unease; to annoy, irritate.

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