Ink vs Ductor - What's the difference?
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.
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.
(slang, uncountable) Tattoo work.
* 1998 , Richard Dooling, Brain storm
- The TSA has been getting a lot of ink lately.
* 1998 , The Offspring, (song)
- "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.
(slang) Cheap red wine.
- Now he's getting a tattoo. / Yeah, he's getting ink done. / He asked for a 13, / But they drew a 31.
* ballyhoo, flak, hype, hoopla, plug, spotlight
* India ink, Indian ink
* ink jet
* octopus ink
* you don't dip your pen in company ink
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).
* (sign) endorse, initial, inscribe, subscribe
(obsolete) One who leads.
(engineering, dated) A device for removing superfluous ink or colouring matter from a roller. See (doctor).
- (Sir Thomas Browne)