Child vs Chili - What's the difference?

child | chili |


As a noun child

is a daughter or son; an offspring.

As a proper noun chili is

(lb).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

child

English

Alternative forms

* (l) (archaic)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A daughter or son; an offspring.
  • (figuratively) An offspring; one born in, or considered a product of the culture of, a place.
  • * 1984 , Mary Jane Matz, The Many Lives of Otto Kahn: A Biography , page 5:
  • For more than forty years, he preached the creed of art and beauty. He was heir to the ancient wisdom of Israel, a child of Germany, a subject of Great Britain, later an American citizen, but in truth a citizen of the world.
  • (figuratively) A member of a tribe, a people or a race of beings; one born into or considered a product of a people.
  • * 2009 , Edward John Moreton Dunsany, Tales of Wonder , page 64:
  • Plash-Goo was of the children of the giants, whose sire was Uph. And the lineage of Uph had dwindled in bulk for the last five hundred years, till the giants were now no more than fifteen foot high; but Uph ate elephants
  • (figuratively) A thing or abstraction derived from or caused by something.
  • * 1991 , (w, Midnight's Children) , (Salman Rushdie) (title)
  • A person who is below the age of adulthood; a minor (person who is below the legal age of responsibility or accountability).
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author=(Joseph Stiglitz)
  • , volume=188, issue=26, page=19, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Globalisation is about taxes too , passage=It is time the international community faced the reality: we have an unmanageable, unfair, distortionary global tax regime. […] It is the starving of the public sector which has been pivotal in America no longer being the land of opportunity – with a child' s life prospects more dependent on the income and education of its parents than in other advanced countries.}}
  • (computing) A data item, process or object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another data item, process or object.
  • * 2011 , John Mongan, ?Noah Kindler, ?Eric Giguère, Programming Interviews Exposed
  • The algorithm pops the stack to obtain a new current node when there are no more children (when it reaches a leaf).
  • (obsolete) A female infant; a girl.
  • * Shakespeare
  • A boy or a child , I wonder?

    Synonyms

    * (daughter or son) boy, fruit of one's loins, girl, kid, offspring * (young person) bairn, boy, brat, girl, kid, lad, lass * See also

    Antonyms

    * (daughter or son) father, mother, parent * (person below the age of adulthood) adult * parent

    Derived terms

    * boomerang child * childhood * childish * childless * childlike * love-child * lovechild * manchild * middle child * only child * perpetual child * problem child * schoolchild * war child * with child

    See also

    * orling

    References

    * Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary (accessed November 2007). * American Heritage Dictionary , Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company (2003). English nouns with irregular plurals 1000 English basic words

    chili

    English

    Alternative forms

    * chile (US) * chilli (UK)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The pungent/spicy fresh or dried fruit of any of several cultivated varieties of capsicum peppers, used especially to add heat, or as a flavouring in cooking; associated with Mexican, Indian and Tex-Mex cuisine.
  • ''The farmers’ market had a wide variety of chilis from anchos to jalapeños to habaneros.
  • A dish made with this fruit and other ingredients, such as beans and beef; chili con carne.
  • I fancy having some chili for dinner tonight. What about you?
  • (uncountable) Powdered chili peppers, used as a spice or flavouring in cooking.
  • I want to make this pasta spicy so I’m going to add some chili to it.

    Synonyms

    * (pepper) chili pepper * (dish) chili con carne

    Derived terms

    * chili con carne * chili con queso, chili cheese * chili dog * chili sauce * chili pepper