Ink vs Ductor - What's the difference?

ink | ductor |


As nouns the difference between ink and ductor

is that ink is a pigment (or dye)-based fluid used for writing, printing etc while ductor is (obsolete) one who leads.

As a verb ink

is to apply to; to cover or smear with ink.

ink

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A pigment (or dye)-based fluid used for writing, printing etc.
  • (countable) A particular type, color or container of this fluid.
  • The black or dark-colored fluid ejected by squid, octopus etc, as a protective strategy.
  • (slang, uncountable) Publicity.
  • The TSA has been getting a lot of ink lately.
  • (slang, uncountable) Tattoo work.
  • * 1998 , Richard Dooling, Brain storm
  • "I saw it hanging on the wall of a tattoo hut where I went to get some ink done ten years ago," he stuttered, flushing in splotches and squirming in his chair.
  • * 1998 , The Offspring, (song)
  • Now he's getting a tattoo. / Yeah, he's getting ink done. / He asked for a 13, / But they drew a 31.
  • (slang) Cheap red wine.
  • Synonyms

    * ballyhoo, flak, hype, hoopla, plug, spotlight * paint

    Derived terms

    * India ink, Indian ink * inky * ink jet * inkstand * inkwell * octopus ink * you don't dip your pen in company ink

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To apply to; to cover or smear with ink.
  • To sign (a document) (with or as if with ink).
  • To apply a tattoo to (someone).
  • Synonyms

    * (sign) endorse, initial, inscribe, subscribe

    Anagrams

    * kin

    See also

    * dye * (wikipedia "ink")

    ductor

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) One who leads.
  • (Sir Thomas Browne)
  • (engineering, dated) A device for removing superfluous ink or colouring matter from a roller. See (doctor).
  • (Knight)
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