Cart vs Gig - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between cart and gig
is that cart
is to split, kill, put (to death) while gig
is gig (performing engagement by a musical group, usually used when referring to events with small audience and contemporary music such as rock or punk).
Probably from Old English .
A small, open, wheeled vehicle, drawn or pushed by a person or animal, more often used for transporting goods than passengers.
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A small motor vehicle resembling a car; a go-cart.
* golf cart
* luggage cart
* put the cart before the horse
* shopping cart
To carry goods.
To carry or convey in a cart.
(obsolete) To expose in a cart by way of punishment.
- I've been carting these things around all day .
- She chuckled when a bawd was carted .
Shortened from (cartridge).
(video games, informal) A cartridge for a video game system.
- My ''Final Fantasy'' cart on the NES is still alive and kicking.
Akin to Old Norse .
(informal, music) A performing engagement by a musical group; or, generally, any job or role for a musician or performer.
- I caught one of the Rolling Stones' first gigs in Richmond .
- Hey, when are we gonna get that hotel gig again?
(informal, by extension) Any job; especially one that is temporary; or alternately, one that is very desirable.
- Our guitar player had another gig so we had to get a sub.
- I had this gig as a file clerk but it wasn't my style so I left .
A two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage.
* 1967 , William Styron, The Confessions of Nat Turner , Vintage 2004, p. 77:
- Hey, that guy's got a great gig over at the bike shop. He hardly works all day!
(archaic) A forked spear for catching fish, frogs, or other small animals.
(South England) A six-oared sea rowing boat commonly found in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
(US, military) A demerit received for some infraction of military dress or deportment codes.
- the room grew stifling warm and vapor clung to the windowpanes, blurring the throng of people still milling outside the courthouse, a row of tethered gigs and buggies, distant pine trees in a scrawny, ragged grove.
- I received gigs for having buttons undone.
To fish or catch with a gig, or fish spear.
To engage in musical performances.
To make fun of; to make a joke at someone's expense, often condescending.
- The Stones were gigging around Richmond at the time
(US, military) To impose a demerit for an infraction of a dress or deportment code.
- His older cousin was just gigging him about being in love with that girl from school.
- His sergeant gigged him for an unmade bunk.
A shortening of (gigabyte).
(colloquial, computing) A gigabyte.
- This picture is almost a gig ; don't you wanna resize it?
- How much music does it hold?'' ''A hundred and twenty gigs .
A playful or wanton girl; a giglot.
Probably from (etyl