Cloner vs Closer - What's the difference?

cloner | closer |

As nouns the difference between cloner and closer

is that cloner is someone who clones, someone who makes clones while closer is someone or something that closes.

As an adjective closer is


Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • Someone who clones, someone who makes clones.
  • (scifi) A device capable of duplicating physical objects.
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    Etymology 1

    From close (adjective) + -er


  • (close)
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    Etymology 2

    From close (verb) + -er


    (en noun)
  • Someone or something that closes.
  • In our organization, the VP of Sales usually acts as the closer .
  • Someone or something that concludes.
  • The DJ chose a fantastic track as his closer at the end of the night.
  • The last stone in a horizontal course, if smaller than the others; a piece of brick finishing a course.
  • (Gwilt)
  • (baseball) A relief pitcher that specializes in getting the last three outs of the game. See
  • They brought their closer in for the ninth.


    * English heteronyms