Camp vs Cheese - What's the difference?

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As an initialism camp

is .

As a noun cheese is

(uncountable) a dairy product made from curdled or cultured milk or cheese can be (slang) wealth, fame, excellence, importance.

As a verb cheese is

to prepare curds for making cheese or cheese can be (slang) to stop; to refrain from or cheese can be (gaming|slang) to use an unsporting tactic; to repeatedly use an attack which is overpowered or difficult to counter.

As an interjection cheese is

(photography).

camp

English

(wikipedia camp)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) . The verb is from (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (m), .

Noun

(en noun)
  • (label) Conflict; battle.
  • An outdoor place acting as temporary accommodation in tents or other temporary structures.
  • An organised event, often taking place in tents or temporary accommodation.
  • A base of a military group, not necessarily temporary.
  • A single hut or shelter.
  • a hunter's camp
  • The company or body of persons encamped.
  • * Macaulay
  • The camp broke up with the confusion of a flight.
  • A group of people with the same strong ideals or political leanings.
  • (uncommon) campus
  • (informal) A summer camp.
  • (agriculture) A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; called also burrow and pie.
  • (UK, obsolete) An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.
  • (Halliwell)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To fight; contend in battle or in any kind of contest; to strive with others in doing anything; compete.
  • To wrangle; argue.
  • To live in a tent or similar temporary accommodation.
  • We're planning to camp in the field until Sunday.
  • To set up a camp.
  • To afford rest or lodging for.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Had our great palace the capacity / To camp this host, we all would sup together.
  • (video games) To stay in an advantageous location in a video game, such as next to a power-up's spawning point or in order to guard an area.
  • The easiest way to win on this map is to camp the double damage.
    Go and camp the flag for the win.
    Derived terms
    * (l)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • of or related to a camp
  • Derived terms

    * camper * campness * campfire * camp site, campsite * campstead, campsteading * campground * campestral * concentration camp * death camp * extermination camp * fat camp * spawn camping * summer camp

    Etymology 2

    Believed to be from Polari, otherwise obscure.listed in the Oxford English Dictionary'', second edition (1989) Suggested origins include the 17th century French word ''camper'', 'to put oneself in a pose',Douglas Harper, "camp (adj.)"] in: ''Etymonline.com - Online Etymology Dictionary'', 2001ff an assumed dialectal English word ''camp'' or ''kemp'' meaning 'rough' or 'uncouth' and a derivation from ''camp'' (n.)Micheal Quinion, [http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-cam1.htm "Camp" in: ''World Wide Words , 2003

    Noun

    (-)
  • An affected]], [[exaggerate, exaggerated or intentionally tasteless style.
  • Adjective

    (er)
  • Theatrical; making exaggerated gestures.
  • (of a, man) Ostentatiously effeminate.
  • Intentionally tasteless or vulgar, self-parodying.
  • Derived Terms

    * camp it up * campy

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    cheese

    English

    (wikipedia cheese)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) chese, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (uncountable) A dairy product made from curdled or cultured milk.
  • (countable) Any particular variety of cheese.
  • (countable) A piece of cheese, especially one moulded into a large round shape during manufacture.
  • (uncountable, colloquial) That which is melodramatic, overly emotional, or , i.e. cheesy.
  • (uncountable, slang) Money.
  • (countable, UK) In skittles, the roughly ovoid object that is thrown to knock down the skittles.
  • (uncountable, slang, baseball) A fastball.
  • (uncountable, slang) A dangerous mixture of black tar heroin and crushed Tylenol PM tablets. The resulting powder resembles grated cheese and is snorted.
  • (vulgar, slang) Smegma.
  • (technology) Holed pattern of circuitry to decrease pattern density.
  • * 2006, US Patent 7458053, International Business Machines Corporation
  • It is known in the art to insert features that are electrically inactive (“fill structures”) into a layout to increase layout pattern density or and to remove features from the layout (“cheese structures”) to decrease layout pattern density.
  • A mass of pomace, or ground apples, pressed together in the shape of a cheese.
  • The flat, circular, mucilaginous fruit of the dwarf mallow (Malva rotundifolia ).
  • A low curtsey; so called on account of the cheese shape assumed by a woman's dress when she stoops after extending the skirts by a rapid gyration.
  • (De Quincey)
    (Thackeray)
    Hyponyms
    * See also
    Antonyms
    * fill (dummy pattern to increase pattern density)
    Derived terms
    * Abertam cheese * American cheese * apple-cheese * * Asiago cheese * basket cheese * bleu cheese * blue cheese * Bonchester cheese * bread and cheese * brick cheese * Brussels' cheese * Buxton Blue cheese * Cabrales cheese * Caerphilly cheese * Caithness cheese * Camembert cheese * cauliflower cheese * chalk and cheese * Chaumes cheese * Cheddar cheese * cheese and bread * cheese-bail * cheese board, cheese-board, cheeseboard * cheese-borer * cheese-bowl * cheese-box * cheese-bug * cheeseburger * cheese-cement * cheesecake * cheese cloth, cheesecloth, cheese-clout * cheese-cratch * cheese-crate * cheese curds * cheese-cutter, cheesecutter * cheesed, cheesed off * cheese dip * cheese dish * cheese down * cheese fingers * cheese fly * cheese grater * cheese-hake, cheese-heck * cheese-head * cheese-headed * cheese-hoop * cheese-hopper, cheesehopper * cheese-knife * cheese ladder * cheeseling * cheese-maggot * cheesemaker * cheese mite * cheese-moat * cheese-mold, cheese-mould * cheesemonger * cheese off * cheese-pale * cheese-parer * cheese-paring, cheeseparing * cheese-plate * cheese powder * cheese-press * cheeser * cheese rack/cheese-rack * cheese-ramekin * cheese-rennet * cheese-room * cheese-running * cheesery * the Cheeses * cheese-scoop * cheese skipper * cheese slaw * cheese slicer * cheese spread * cheese straw * cheese-taster * cheese-toaster * cheese-tub * cheese-vat * cheese-water * cheesewire * cheesewood * cheese-wring * cheesine * cheesing * cheesy * * Cheshire cheese * Chevington cheese * * Chihuahua cheese * cock cheese * Colby cheese * Colby-Jack cheese * Coon cheese * Cornish Yarg cheese * cotija cheese * cottage cheese * Cougar Gold cheese * cream cheese, cream-cheese * Criollo cheese * Cuba cheese * curd cheese * damson cheese, damson-cheese * Danish Blue cheese * Derby cheese * Dorset Blue Vinney cheese * Dorstone cheese * Double Gloucester cheese * Dovedale cheese * Duberry cheese * Dunlop cheese * Dutch cheese * * Edam cheese * Emmental cheese, Emmenthal cheese * Exmoor Blue cheese * farmer cheese, farmer's cheese * feta cheese * Gloucester cheese * goat cheese * Gouda cheese * Grana Padano cheese * grated cheese * green cheese * * hard cheese * head-cheese, headcheese, head cheese * hoop cheese * Horeb cheese * human cheese * Huntsman cheese * Idiazabal cheese * Ilchester cheese * jack cheese * * Jarlsberg cheese * Lancashire cheese * Leicester cheese * Leidse cheese, Leyden cheese * lemon cheese * Liederkranz cheese * Limburg cheese, Limburger cheese * Lincolnshire Poacher cheese * Lymeswold cheese * macaroni and cheese, macaroni cheese * make butter and cheese of * make cheeses * Manchego cheese * Maytag Blue cheese * mousetrap cheese * mozzarella cheese * Muenster cheese, Munster cheese, * Nabulsi cheese * * nipcheese * * Oaxaca cheese * Oka cheese * Parmesan cheese * pepper jack cheese * pick-cheese * pimento cheese * Pinconning cheese * pizza cheese * pot cheese * processed cheese * Provel cheese * rat cheese * Red Leicester cheese * Red Windsor cheese * ricotta cheese * romano cheese * ruen cheese * sage-cheese * Sage Derby cheese * * Sakura cheese * say cheese * Shropshire Blue cheese * Single Gloucester cheese * slip cheese * smoked cheese * sour milk cheese * Stilton cheese * Stinking Bishop cheese * store cheese * string cheese * Swaledale cheese * Swiss cheese * Testouri cheese * Teviotdale cheese * Tilsit cheese, Tilsiter cheese * tip-cheese * toad-cheese, toad's cheese * Tyrolean grey cheese * * * Waterloo cheese * Wensleydale cheese * White Stilton cheese * Yunnan cheese * Zamorano cheese
    See also
    * (wikipedia) * * butter * cream * milk * turophile * yogurt

    Verb

    (chees)
  • To prepare curds for making cheese.
  • (technology) To make holes in a pattern of circuitry to decrease pattern density.
  • Interjection

  • (photography)
  • Say "cheese "! ... and there we are!

    Etymology 2

    Probably from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (-)
  • (slang) Wealth, fame, excellence, importance.
  • Derived terms
    * big cheese * sub-cheese

    Etymology 3

    Verb

    (chees)
  • (slang) To stop; to refrain from.
  • (slang) To anger or irritate someone, usually in combination with "off".
  • All this waiting around is really cheesing me off.
    Derived terms
    * cheese it * cheesed off

    Etymology 4

    From cheesy.

    Verb

    (chees)
  • (gaming, slang) To use an unsporting tactic; to repeatedly use an attack which is overpowered or difficult to counter
  • You can cheese most of the game using certain exploits.
  • (gaming) To use an unconventional, all-in strategy to take one's opponent by surprise early in the game (especially for real-time strategy games)
  • It's not every day you can see someone defend a cheese maneuver with a planetary fortress and win the game without using a single unit.
    Synonyms
    * (use a surprise all-in strategy early in a game) rush, zerg 1000 English basic words