Ingredient vs Malaxation - What's the difference?

ingredient | malaxation |


As nouns the difference between ingredient and malaxation

is that ingredient is ingredient while malaxation is the act of softening a mass by malaxating.

ingredient

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One of the substances present in a mixture.
  • * Sir Isaac Newton
  • By way of analysis we may proceed from compounds to ingredients .
  • * Arbuthnot
  • Water is the chief ingredient in all the animal fluids and solids.

    Holonyms

    * mixture

    malaxation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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