Camp vs Clinic - What's the difference?

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As an initialism camp

is .

As a noun clinic is

a medical facility, such as a hospital, especially one for the treatment and diagnosis of outpatients.

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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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    clinic

    English

    (wikipedia clinic)

    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A medical facility, such as a hospital, especially one for the treatment and diagnosis of outpatients.
  • A group practice of several physicians.
  • A meeting for the diagnosis of problems, or training, on a particular subject.
  • A temporary office arranged on a regular basis to allow politicians to meet their constituents.
  • (wrestling) A series of workouts used to build skills of practitioners regardless of team affiliation.
  • (obsolete) One confined to bed by sickness.
  • (obsolete) One who receives baptism on a sickbed.
  • (Hook)
  • (medicine, obsolete) A school, or a session of a school or class, in which medicine or surgery is taught by the examination and treatment of patients in the presence of the pupils.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Derived terms

    * abortion clinic * clinical * clinically * clinician * dental clinic