Inoculant vs Inoculum - What's the difference?

inoculant | inoculum |


As nouns the difference between inoculant and inoculum

is that inoculant is the active material used in an inoculation; an inoculum while inoculum is the active material used in an inoculation; an inoculant.

inoculant

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The active material used in an inoculation; an inoculum
  • (engineering) An alloyant used to refine grains in a cast macrostructure.
  • Synonyms

    * (engineering) grain refiner

    Anagrams

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    References

    * Science and engineering of casting solidification By Doru Michael Stefanescu ----

    inoculum

    English

    Noun

    (inocula)
  • The active material used in an inoculation; an inoculant