Blanker vs Clanker - What's the difference?

blanker | clanker |

As a verb blanker

is .

As a noun clanker is

something that makes a clanking noise.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • (blank)
  • * 1936 , Robert Frost, "Desert Places"
  • And lonely as it is, that loneliness
    Will be more lonely ere it will be less —
    A blanker whiteness of benighted snow
    With no expression, nothing to express.


    (en noun)
  • (computing) An early form of screensaver that blanked out the screen display when it was not in use.
  • * 1987 , Howard Bornstein, Under the Apple (page 221)
  • These screen blankers prevent phosphor burn on your screen, which is always a danger when you leave the screen on too long.




    (en noun)
  • Something that makes a clanking noise.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=September 9, author=Jennifer Dunning, title=Choreographic Evidence That Laughing Matters, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=The robots, designed by Kenjiro Okazaki, are cardboard tubes rather than the usual metal clankers . }}
  • (slang) A fib.
  • Stop telling clankers !