Deposition vs Mountain - What's the difference?

deposition | mountain |


As nouns the difference between deposition and mountain

is that deposition is deposition, statement while mountain is a large mass of earth and rock, rising above the common level of the earth or adjacent land, usually given by geographers as above 1000 feet in height (or 3048 metres), though such masses may still be described as hills in comparison with larger mountains.

deposition

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The removal of someone from office.
  • The act of depositing material, especially by a natural process; the resultant deposit.
  • (chemistry) The production of a thin film of material onto an existing surface.
  • (legal) The process of taking sworn testimony out of court; the testimony so taken.
  • (meteorology) The formation of snow or frost directly from water vapor.
  • (physics) The transformation of a gas into a solid without an intermediate liquid phase (reverse of sublimation)
  • (religion) The formal placement of relics in a church or shrine, and the feast day commemorating it.
  • Synonyms

    * desublimation

    Antonyms

    * erosion, corrosion * sublimation

    Derived terms

    * thin film deposition * vapor deposition

    Anagrams

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    mountain

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large mass of earth and rock, rising above the common level of the earth or adjacent land, usually given by geographers as above 1000 feet in height (or 304.8 metres), though such masses may still be described as hills in comparison with larger mountains.
  • Everest is the highest mountain in the world.
    We spent the weekend hiking in the mountains .
  • A large amount.
  • There's still a mountain of work to do.
  • (figuratively) A difficult task or challenge.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 1 , author=Phil Dawkes , title=Sunderland 2 - 2 West Brom , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Five minutes into the game the Black Cats were facing a mountain , partly because of West Brom's newly-found ruthlessness in front of goal but also as a result of the home side's defensive generosity.}}

    Derived terms

    * Chinese mountain cat * faith will move mountains * folded mountain * have a mountain to climb * if the mountain won't come to Muhammad * make a mountain out of a molehill * mountain ash * mountain bearberry * mountain bike * mountain boarding * mountain building * mountain buzzard * mountain cat * mountain chain * mountain climbing * mountain cranberry * mountain dew * mountain fever * mountain goat * mountain gorilla * mountain hare * mountain laurel * mountain lion * mountain range * mountain reindeer * mountain sheep * mountain sickness * mountain top removal mining * mountain unit * mountain zebra * mountaineer * mountaineering * mountainless * mountainous * mountainside * mountaintop * snow on the mountain * Stoliczka's mountain vole * table mountain * White Cloud Mountain minnow

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