As verbs the difference between interfere and chaff
is that interfere
is to get involved or involve oneself, causing disturbance while chaff
is to use light, idle language by way of fun or ridicule; to banter.
As a noun chaff is
the inedible parts of a grain-producing plant.
* enterfere (obsolete)
To get involved or involve oneself, causing disturbance.
(physics) (of waves) To be correlated with each other when overlapped]] or [[superpose, superposed.
- I always try not to interfere with other people’s personal affairs.
- Correlated waves interfere''' to produce interesting patterns, while uncorrelated waves overlap without '''interfering .
(mostly of horses) To strike one foot against the opposite foot or ankle in using the legs.
- Where the radio-wave signals of the two radio stations interfere the listener hears nothing but noise.
* busy body
The inedible parts of a grain-producing plant.
- To separate out the chaff , early cultures tossed baskets of grain into the air and let the wind blow away the lighter chaff.
By extension, any excess or unwanted material, resource, or person; anything worthless.
- So take the corn and leave the chaff behind.
- There are plenty of good books on the subject, but take care to separate the wheat from the chaff .
Loose material dropped from aircraft specifically to interfere with radar detection.
Straw or hay cut up fine for the food of cattle.
- the chaff and ruin of the times
Light jesting talk; banter; raillery.
- By adding chaff' to his corn, the horse must take more time to eat it. In this way ' chaff is very useful.
* separate the wheat from the chaff
To use light, idle language by way of fun or ridicule; to banter.
To make fun of; to turn into ridicule by addressing in ironical or bantering language; to quiz.