Compiling vs Collecting - What's the difference?

compiling | collecting |


As verbs the difference between compiling and collecting

is that compiling is while collecting is .

As a noun collecting is

a hobby including seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector.

compiling

English

Verb

(head)
  • collecting

    Noun

  • A hobby including seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector.
  • * 2009 , Melissa A Hardy, ?Alan Bryman, Handbook of Data Analysis (page 568)
  • The task of data gathering is not a random walk, a sensual search, or the bemused collectings of a beachcomber.

    Verb

    (head)