Olive vs Malaxation - What's the difference?

olive | malaxation |

As a proper noun olive

is .

As a noun malaxation is

the act of softening a mass by malaxating.



(wikipedia olive)


(en noun)
  • An evergreen tree, , cultivated since ancient times in the Mediterranean for its fruit and the oil obtained from it.
  • The small oval fruit of this tree, eaten ripe (usually black) or unripe (usually green).
  • The wood of the olive tree.
  • A dark yellowish-green color, that of an unripe olive.
  • (anatomy) An olivary body, part of the medulla oblongata.
  • A component of a plumbing compression joint; a ring which is placed between the nut and the pipe and compressed during fastening to provide a seal.
  • (cookery) A small slice of meat seasoned, rolled up, and cooked.
  • a beef olive
    olives of veal
  • Any shell of the genus and allied genera; so called from the shape.
  • (UK, dialect) An oystercatcher, a shore bird.
  • Derived terms

    * black olive * green olive * olive branch * olive crown * olive drab * olive green * olive grove * olive oil * olivey * queen olive * Russian olive * wild olive


    (en adjective)
  • Of a grayish green color, that of an unripe olive.
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  • See also

    * * Castile soap * Gethsemane *





    (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