Limescale vs Mould - What's the difference?

limescale | mould |


As nouns the difference between limescale and mould

is that limescale is a white, chalky deposit of calcium carbonate found in kettles, washing machines etc, especially in a hard water area while mould is (british|canadian|australian).

As a verb mould is

(british|canadian|australian).

limescale

English

Noun

(wikipedia limescale) (-)
  • A white, chalky deposit of calcium carbonate found in kettles, washing machines etc., especially in a hard water area.
  • mould

    English

    Etymology

    Via (etyl) and (etyl), from (etyl) modulus

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British, Canadian, Australian)
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (British, Canadian, Australian)