Chameleon vs Gecko - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between chameleon and gecko
is that chameleon
is chameleon while gecko
A small to mid-size reptile, of the family Chamaeleonidae , and one of the best known lizard families able to change color and project its long tongue.
A person with inconstant behavior; one able to quickly adjust to new circumstances.
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(physics) A hypothetical scalar particle with a non-linear self-interaction, giving it an effective mass that depends on its environment: the presence of other fields.
- He is a political chameleon , as charming to business leaders he met privately in Aberdeen on Friday night as he has been inspiring to distressed and desperate Labour defectors in Glasgow and beyond.
Describing something that changes color.
- The wall was covered with a chameleon paint.
Any lizard of the family Gekkonidae. They are small, carnivorous, mostly nocturnal animals with large eyes and adhesive toes enabling them to climb on vertical surfaces.