Dress vs Cheese - What's the difference?

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In countable|lang=en terms the difference between dress and cheese

is that dress is (countable) an item of clothing (usually worn by a woman or young girl) which both covers the upper part of the body and includes skirts below the waist while cheese is (countable) a piece of cheese, especially one moulded into a large round shape during manufacture.

In uncountable|lang=en terms the difference between dress and cheese

is that dress is (uncountable) apparel, clothing while cheese is (uncountable) a dairy product made from curdled or cultured milk.

As nouns the difference between dress and cheese

is that dress is (countable) an item of clothing (usually worn by a woman or young girl) which both covers the upper part of the body and includes skirts below the waist while cheese is (uncountable) a dairy product made from curdled or cultured milk or cheese can be (slang) wealth, fame, excellence, importance.

As verbs the difference between dress and cheese

is that dress is (obsolete|reflexive|intransitive) to prepare oneself; to make ready while 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).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

dress

English

Noun

  • (countable) An item of clothing (usually worn by a woman or young girl) which both covers the upper part of the body and includes skirts below the waist.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=2 citation , passage=Now that she had rested and had fed from the luncheon tray Mrs. Broome had just removed, she had reverted to her normal gaiety.  She looked cool in a grey tailored cotton dress with a terracotta scarf and shoes and her hair a black silk helmet.}}
  • (uncountable) Apparel, clothing.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=6 citation , passage=Even in an era when individuality in dress is a cult, his clothes were noticeable. He was wearing a hard hat of the low round kind favoured by hunting men, and with it a black duffle-coat lined with white.}}
  • The system of furrows on the face of a millstone.
  • A dress rehearsal.
  • Derived terms

    * dress code * dress rehearsal * dress shirt * nightdress * wedding dress

    Verb

  • (obsolete, reflexive, intransitive) To prepare oneself; to make ready.
  • *:
  • *:but syr Gawayns spere brak / but sir marhaus spere helde / And therwith syre Gawayne and his hors russhed doune to the erthe / And lyghtly syre Gawayne rose on his feet / and pulled out his swerd / and dressyd hym toward syr Marhaus on foote
  • To adorn, ornament.
  • :
  • *Tennyson
  • *:dressing their hair with the white sea flower
  • *Carlyle
  • *:If he felt obliged to expostulate, he might have dressed his censures in a kinder form.
  • (nautical) To ornament (a ship) by hoisting the national colours at the peak and mastheads, and setting the jack forward; when "dressed full", the signal flags and pennants are added.
  • *1590 , (Edmund Spenser), (The Faerie Queene) , III.5:
  • *:Daily she dressed him, and did the best / His grievous hurt to guarish, that she might.
  • *1883 , (Robert Louis Stevenson), (Treasure Island) :
  • *:he was deadly pale, and the blood-stained bandage round his head told that he had recently been wounded, and still more recently dressed.
  • To prepare (food) for cooking, especially by seasoning it.
  • To fit out with the necessary clothing; to clothe, put clothes on (something or someone).
  • :
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=6 citation , passage=‘[…] I remember a lady coming to inspect St. Mary's Home where I was brought up and seeing us all in our lovely Elizabethan uniforms we were so proud of, and bursting into tears all over us because “it was wicked to dress us like charity children”.
  • To clothe oneself; to put on clothes.
  • :
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=2 , passage=Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. He was dressed out in broad gaiters and bright tweeds, like an English tourist, and his face might have belonged to Dagon, idol of the Philistines.}}
  • Of a man, to allow the genitals to fall to one side or other of the trousers.
  • :
  • To prepare for use; to fit for any use; to render suitable for an intended purpose; to get ready.
  • :to dress''' leather or cloth;  to '''dress''' a garden;  to '''dress''' grain, by cleansing it;  in mining and metallurgy, to '''dress ores, by sorting and separating them
  • * Bible, Exodus xxx. 7
  • When he dresseth the lamps he shall burn incense.
  • *Dryden
  • *:three hundred horsessmoothly dressed
  • To prepare the surface of (a material; usually stone or lumber).
  • (military, ambitransitive) To arrange in exact continuity of line, as soldiers; commonly to adjust to a straight line and at proper distance; to align. Sometimes an imperative command.
  • :to dress the ranks
  • :Right, dress !
  • To break and train for use, as a horse or other animal.
  • Synonyms

    * clothe * (clothe oneself) get dressed * (prepare the surface of) * bandage, put a bandage on, put a dressing on

    Antonyms

    * strip, undress * (clothe oneself) disrobe, get undressed, strip, undress

    Derived terms

    * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l)

    Statistics

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    Noun

    (nb-noun-m1) (clothing) a suit (either formal wear, or leisure or sports wear )

    References

    * ----

    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