Hent vs Dent - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between hent and dent
is that hent
is night while dent
is a shallow deformation in the surface of an object, produced by an impact or dent
can be (engineering) a tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc.
As a verb dent is
to impact something, producing a dent.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(label) To take hold of, to grasp.
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*:And in the grekynge of the day Sir Gawayne hente his hors wondyrs for to seke.
To take away, carry off.
(etyl) . More at dint.
A shallow deformation in the surface of an object, produced by an impact.
(by extension, informal) A sudden negative change, such as loss, damage, weakening, consumption or diminution, especially one produced by an external force, event or action
- The crash produced a dent in the left side of the car.
- That purchase put a bit of a dent in my wallet.
, date=April 11
, author=Phil McNulty
, title=Liverpool 3 - 0 Man City
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Andy Carroll's first goals since his £35m move to Liverpool put a dent
in Manchester City's Champions League hopes as they were emphatically swept aside at Anfield.}}
To impact something, producing a dent.
To develop a dent or dents.
- ''Copper is soft and dents easily.
(etyl), from (etyl) dens, dentis, tooth. See tooth.
(engineering) A tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc.