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Topping vs False - What's the difference?

topping | false |

As adjectives the difference between topping and false

is that topping is (uk|informal|dated) wonderful while false is (label) one of two states of a boolean variable; logic.

As a verb topping

is .

As a noun topping

is any food item added on top of another, such as sprinkles on ice cream or pepperoni on pizza.




  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (UK, informal, dated) wonderful
  • * 1953 , Roald Dahl, Galloping Foxley
  • 'Well,' he said, settling back in the seat directly opposite. 'It's a topping day.'
  • (archaic) Assuming superiority; proud.
  • * South
  • The great and flourishing condition of some of the topping sinners of the world.


    (en noun)
  • any food item added on top of another, such as sprinkles on ice cream or pepperoni on pizza
  • The act of cutting off the top of something.
  • (nautical) The act of raising one extremity of a spar higher than the other.
  • Coordinate terms

    * (food items added on top) garnish




  • Untrue, not factual, factually incorrect.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1551, year_published=1888
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  • Based on factually incorrect premises: false legislation
  • Spurious, artificial.
  • :
  • *
  • *:At her invitation he outlined for her the succeeding chapters with terse military accuracy?; and what she liked best and best understood was avoidance of that false modesty which condescends, turning technicality into pabulum.
  • (lb) Of a state in Boolean logic that indicates a negative result.
  • Uttering falsehood; dishonest or deceitful.
  • :
  • Not faithful or loyal, as to obligations, allegiance, vows, etc.; untrue; treacherous.
  • :
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:I to myself was false , ere thou to me.
  • Not well founded; not firm or trustworthy; erroneous.
  • :
  • *(Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
  • *:whose false foundation waves have swept away
  • Not essential or permanent, as parts of a structure which are temporary or supplemental.
  • (lb) Out of tune.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • One of two options on a true-or-false test.
  • Synonyms

    * * See also


    * (untrue) real, true

    Derived terms

    * false attack * false dawn * false friend * falsehood * falseness * falsify * falsity


    (en adverb)
  • Not truly; not honestly; falsely.
  • * Shakespeare
  • You play me false .


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