Housing vs Holder - What's the difference?

housing | holder |


As a verb housing

is .

As a noun housing

is (uncountable) the activity of enclosing something or providing a residence for someone.

As a proper noun holder is

.

housing

English

Verb

(head)
  • We are housing the Wik* servers in Florida.

    Noun

  • (uncountable) The activity of enclosing something or providing a residence for someone.
  • (uncountable) Residences, collectively.
  • She lives in low-income housing .
  • (countable) A mechanical component's container or covering.
  • The gears were grinding against their housing .
  • A cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.
  • An appendage to the harness or collar of a harness.
  • (architecture) The space taken out of one solid to admit the insertion of part of another, such as the end of one timber in the side of another.
  • A niche for a statue.
  • (nautical) That portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the deck or within the vessel.
  • (nautical) A houseline.
  • Synonyms

    * (houses, collectively ): accommodation, lodging * (mechanical component's container ): case, casing, cover, covering, lid

    See also

    * house ----

    holder

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A thing that holds.
  • Put your umbrella in the umbrella holder .
  • A person who temporarily or permanently possesses something.
  • He's been an account holder with us since 2004.
    In 2012, there were 28 living holders of the Victoria Cross or the George Cross.
  • (nautical) One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.
  • (sports) The defending champion.