Churn vs Malaxation - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between churn and malaxation
is that churn
is a vessel used for churning while malaxation
is the act of softening a mass by malaxating.
As a verb churn
is to agitate rapidly and repetitively, or to stir with a rowing or rocking motion; generally applies to liquids, notably cream.
To agitate rapidly and repetitively, or to stir with a rowing or rocking motion; generally applies to liquids, notably cream.
- Now the cream is churned to make butter.
(figuratively) To produce excessive and sometimes undesirable or unproductive activity or motion.
- Churned in his teeth, the foamy venom rose.
To move rapidly and repetitively with a rocking motion; to tumble, mix or shake.
- The slope of the terrain, shaped like a funnel, squeezed the growing swell of churning snow into a steep, twisting gorge.
- I was so nervous my stomach was churning .
* churn out
A vessel used for churning.
(telecommunications) The time when a consumer switches his/her service provider.
(telecommunications) The mass of people who are ready to switch carriers, expressed by the formula Customer Quits/Customer base .
- a butter churn
* milk churn
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