Housing vs Holder - What's the difference?
As a verb housing
As a noun housing
is (uncountable) the activity of enclosing something or providing a residence for someone.
As a proper noun holder is
- We are housing the Wik* servers in Florida.
(uncountable) The activity of enclosing something or providing a residence for someone.
(uncountable) Residences, collectively.
(countable) A mechanical component's container or covering.
- She lives in low-income 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.
- The gears were grinding against their housing .
* (houses, collectively ): accommodation, lodging
* (mechanical component's container ): case, casing, cover, covering, lid
A thing that holds.
A person who temporarily or permanently possesses something.
- Put your umbrella in the umbrella holder .
- He's been an account holder with us since 2004.
(nautical) One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.
(sports) The defending champion.
- In 2012, there were 28 living holders of the Victoria Cross or the George Cross.