Serpent vs Chameleon - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between serpent and chameleon
is that serpent
is snake while chameleon
(label) An obsolete wind instrument in the brass family, whose shape is suggestive of a snake ().
(label) A subtle, treacherous, malicious person.
A kind of firework with a serpentine motion.
(label) To wind; to encircle.
A small to mid-size reptile, of the family Chamaeleonidae , and one of the best known lizard families able to change color and project its long tongue.
A person with inconstant behavior; one able to quickly adjust to new circumstances.
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Roll up, roll up! The Amazing Salmond will show a Scotland you won't believe", The Guardian , 8 September 2014:
(physics) A hypothetical scalar particle with a non-linear self-interaction, giving it an effective mass that depends on its environment: the presence of other fields.
- He is a political chameleon , as charming to business leaders he met privately in Aberdeen on Friday night as he has been inspiring to distressed and desperate Labour defectors in Glasgow and beyond.
Describing something that changes color.
- The wall was covered with a chameleon paint.