Capture vs Malaxation - What's the difference?
As a verb capture
As a noun malaxation is
the act of softening a mass by malaxating.
An act of capturing; a seizing by force or stratagem.
The securing of an object of strife or desire, as by the power of some attraction.
- even with regard to captures made at sea
Something that has been captured; a captive.
(computing) A particular match found for a pattern in a text string.
- the capture of a lover's heart
To take control of; to seize by force or stratagem.
* 2014 , Ian Black, "
- to capture an enemy, a vessel, or a criminal
Courts kept busy as Jordan works to crush support for Isis", The Guardian , 27 November 2014:
To store (as in sounds or image) for later revisitation.
- Arrests and prosecutions intensified after Isis captured Mosul in June, but the groundwork had been laid by an earlier amendment to Jordan’s anti-terrorism law. It is estimated that 2,000 Jordanians have fought and 250 of them have died in Syria – making them the third largest Arab contingent in Isis after Saudi Arabians and Tunisians.
- She captured the sounds of a subway station on tape.
To reproduce convincingly.
- She captured the details of the fresco in a series of photographs.
- His film adaptation captured the spirit of the original work.
To remove or take control of an opponent’s piece in a game (e.g., chess, go, checkers).
- In her latest masterpiece, she captured the essence of Venice.
- My pawn was captured .
* 1954 , Fred Reinfeld, How to Be a Winner at Chess , page 63, Hanover House (Garden City, NY)
- He captured his opponent’s queen on the 15th move.
- How deeply ingrained capturing is in the mind of a chess master can be seen from this story.
* screen capture
* capture the flag
* take over
The act of softening a mass by malaxating.
In entomology, kneading or softening, especially applied to the chewing and squeezing by which certain species of hunting wasps prepare prey captured as food for their larvae.
In agriculture, the process of slowly churning milled oil crops such as olives, allowing droplets of oil to aggregate for more effective separation.
In massage, a kneading technique, particularly used for softening muscle in spasm
In pharmacology, the kneading and squeezing of ingredients into a mass for making pills and plasters