Diaper vs Dialer - What's the difference?

diaper | dialer |


As nouns the difference between diaper and dialer

is that diaper is a textile fabric having a diamond-shaped pattern formed by alternating directions of thread while dialer is a person or device that dials, as using a telephone.

As a verb diaper

is to put diapers on someone.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

diaper

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A textile fabric having a diamond-shaped pattern formed by alternating directions of thread.
  • * 1890 , (Oscar Wilde), The Picture of Dorian Gray , ch. XI:
  • The orphreys were woven in a diaper of red and gold silk, and were starred with medallions of many saints and martyrs, among whom was St. Sebastian.
  • A towel or napkin made from such fabric.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Let one attend him with a silver basin, / Another bear the ewer, the third a diaper .
  • (North America) An absorbent garment worn by a baby, by a young child not yet toilet trained, or by an older person who is incontinent; a nappy.
  • The diamond pattern associated with diaper textiles.
  • Surface decoration of any sort which consists of the constant repetition of one or more simple figures or units of design evenly spaced.
  • Synonyms

    * (absorbent garment) nappy (qualifier); napkin (qualifier)

    Derived terms

    * incontinence diaper

    See also

    * (wikipedia "diaper")

    Verb

  • To put diapers on someone.
  • Diapering a baby is something you have to learn fast.
  • To draw flowers or figures, as upon cloth.
  • * Peacham
  • If you diaper on folds.

    Anagrams

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    dialer

    English

    Alternative forms

    * dialler

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person or device that dials, as using a telephone.
  • He treated his assistant as a voice-operated dialer .

    Derived terms

    * autodialer

    Anagrams

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