Ledge vs Lecture - What's the difference?

ledge | lecture |


As nouns the difference between ledge and lecture

is that ledge is a shelf on which articles may be laid; also, that which resembles such a shelf in form or use, as a projecting ridge or part, or a molding or edge in joinery while lecture is (senseid) a spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group.

As a verb lecture is

(senseid)(ambitransitive) to teach (somebody) by giving a speech on a given topic.

ledge

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A shelf on which articles may be laid; also, that which resembles such a shelf in form or use, as a projecting ridge or part, or a molding or edge in joinery.
  • (geology) A shelf, ridge, or reef, of rocks.
  • A layer or stratum.
  • A lode; a limited mass of rock bearing valuable mineral.
  • (architecture) A (door or window) lintel .
  • (architecture) A cornice.
  • A piece of timber to support the deck, placed athwartship between beams.
  • (slang) A lege; a legend.
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    lecture

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (senseid) A spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=1 , passage=The stories did not seem to me to touch life. […] They left me with the impression of a well-delivered stereopticon lecture , with characters about as life-like as the shadows on the screen, and whisking on and off, at the mercy of the operator.}}
  • A berating or scolding.
  • (obsolete) The act of reading.
  • Verb

    (lectur)
  • (senseid)(ambitransitive) To teach (somebody) by giving a speech on a given topic.
  • To preach, to berate, to scold.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author=(Gary Younge)
  • , volume=188, issue=26, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Hypocrisy lies at heart of Manning prosecution , passage=The dispatches […] also exposed the blatant discrepancy between the west's professed values and actual foreign policies. Having lectured the Arab world about democracy for years, its collusion in suppressing freedom was undeniable as protesters were met by weaponry and tear gas made in the west, employed by a military trained by westerners.}}

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    Derived terms

    * lecturer