Maturate vs Gathering - What's the difference?

maturate | gathering |


As verbs the difference between maturate and gathering

is that maturate is to bring to ripeness or maturity; to ripen while gathering is present continuous of gather; collecting or bringing together.

As a noun gathering is

a meeting or get-together; a party or social function.

maturate

English

Verb

(maturat)
  • To bring to ripeness or maturity; to ripen.
  • * Fuller
  • A tree may be maturated artificially.
  • To promote the perfect suppuration of (an abscess).
  • ----

    gathering

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A meeting or get-together; a party or social function.
  • I met her at a gathering of engineers and scientists.
  • A group of people or things.
  • A gathering of fruit.
  • ((bookbinding)) A section, a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half.
  • This gathering machine forms the backbone of a bookbinding operation.
  • A charitable contribution; a collection.
  • A tumor or boil suppurated or maturated; an abscess.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) (m), equivalent to .

    Verb

    (head)
  • present continuous of gather; collecting or bringing together
  • She enjoyed gathering wildflowers.
    Derived terms
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