Ethylene vs Default - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between ethylene and default
is that ethylene
is ethylene while default
is (finance) the condition of failing to meet an obligation.
As a verb default is
to fail to meet an obligation.
(organic compound) The common name for the organic chemical compound ethene. The simplest alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4.
(organic chemistry) The divalent radical derived from ethane.
* IUPAC name: ethene
* ethylene glycol
* ethylene oxide
* ethylene-vinyl acetate
* polyethylene terephthalate (ester)
(finance) The condition of failing to meet an obligation.
- He failed to make payments on time and is now in default .
(electronics, computing) the original software programming settings as set by the factory
A loss incurred by failing to compete.
- You may cure this default by paying the full amount within a week.
A selection made in the absence of an alternative.
- The team's three losses include one default .
- ''The man became the leader of the group as a default .
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(often, attributive) A value used when none has been given; a tentative value or standard that is presumed.
(legal) The failure of a defendant to appear and answer a summons and complaint.
(obsolete) A failing or failure; omission of that which ought to be done; neglect to do what duty or law requires.
- If you don't specify a number of items, the default is 1.
(obsolete) Fault; offence; wrong act.
- This evil has happened through the governor's default .
* Alexander Pope
- And pardon craved for his so rash default .
- regardless of our merit or default
To fail to meet an obligation.
To lose a competition by failing to compete.
- If you do not make your payments, you will default on your loan.
(computing) To assume a value when none was given; to presume a tentative value or standard.
- If you refuse to wear a proper uniform, you will not be allowed to compete and will default this match.
(legal) To fail to appear and answer a summons and complaint.
- If you don't specify a number of items, it defaults to 1.