Bunch vs Dose - What's the difference?

bunch | dose |


As nouns the difference between bunch and dose

is that bunch is a group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump, usually fastened together while dose is sow (female pig).

As a verb bunch

is to gather into a bunch.

bunch

English

Noun

(es)
  • A group of a number of similar things, either growing together, or in a cluster or clump, usually fastened together.
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  • (lb) The peloton; the main group of riders formed during a race.
  • An informal body of friends.
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  • *:“I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch —the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers,, the jewelled animals whose moral code is the code of the barnyard—!"
  • (lb) A considerable amount.
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  • (lb) An unmentioned amount; a number.
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  • (lb) A group of logs tied together for skidding.
  • An unusual concentration of ore in a lode or a small, discontinuous occurrence or patch of ore in the wallrock.
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  • (lb) The reserve yarn on the filling bobbin to allow continuous weaving between the time of indication from the midget feeler until a new bobbin is put in the shuttle.
  • An unfinished cigar, before the wrapper leaf is added.
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  • A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump.
  • *(Bible), (w) xxx. 6
  • *:They will carrytheir treasures upon the bunches of camels.
  • Synonyms

    * (group of similar things) cluster, group * (informal body of friends) pack, group, gang, circle * (unusual concentration of ore) ore pocket, pocket, pocket of ore, kidney, nest, nest of ore, ore bunch, bunch of ore

    Derived terms

    * buncha (bunch of)

    Verb

    (es)
  • To gather into a bunch.
  • To gather fabric into folds.
  • To form a bunch.
  • To be gathered together in folds
  • To protrude or swell
  • * Woodward
  • Bunching out into a large round knob at one end.

    Synonyms

    * (form a bunch) cluster, group

    Derived terms

    * bunch up

    dose

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.
  • The quantity of an agent (not always active) substance or radiation administered at any one time.
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  • A venereal infection.
  • * 1978 , (Lawrence Durrell), Livia'', Faber & Faber 1992 (''Avignon Quintet ), p. 382:
  • It would be very expensive to cure a dose here, as well as unbelievably painful.

    Verb

    (dos)
  • to administer a dose
  • to prescribe a dose
  • Anagrams

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