Dipper vs Diaper - What's the difference?

dipper | diaper |


As nouns the difference between dipper and diaper

is that dipper is (canada|politics|informal) a member or supporter of the canadian new democratic party while diaper is a textile fabric having a diamond-shaped pattern formed by alternating directions of thread.

As a proper noun dipper

is (astronomy) a chinese constellation located near sagittarius, one of the 28 lunar mansions and part of the larger black turtle.

As a verb diaper is

to put diapers on someone.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

dipper

English

(wikipedia dipper)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any of various small passerine birds of the genus Cinclus that live near fast-flowing streams and feed along the bottom.
  • A cup-shaped vessel with a long handle, for dipping out liquids.
  • (slang) pickpocket
  • Hyponyms

    * (Cinclus)

    Derived terms

    ;birds of the genus Cinclus * * * * * ;cup-shaped vessel with a handle * Big Dipper * Little Dipper

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    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.

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