Housing vs Hull - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between housing and hull
is that housing
is while hull
As a noun housing
is (uncountable) the activity of enclosing something or providing a residence for someone.
- 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
The outer covering of a fruit or seed
* (outer covering of fruit or seed ): husk, shell
* tank hull
To remove the outer covering of a fruit or seed.
- She sat on the back porch hulling peanuts.
* (to remove hull of a fruit or seed ): peel, husk, shell, shuck
Origin uncertain; perhaps the same word as Etymology 1, above.
The body or frame of a vessel such as a ship or plane
- Deep in their hulls our deadly bullets light.
(obsolete, intransitive, nautical) To drift; to be carried by the impetus of wind or water on the ship's hull alone, with sails furled
*:We goe not, but we are carried: as things that flote, now gliding gently, now hulling violently, according as the water is, either stormy or calme.
To hit (a ship) in the hull with cannon fire etc.