Sib vs Nib - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between sib and nib
is that sib
is while nib
is the tip of a pen or tool that touches the surface, transferring ink to paper.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) sib, from (etyl) .
Having kinship or relationship; related by same-bloodedness; having affinity; being akin; kindred.
From (etyl) sib, sibbe, from (etyl) .
Kindred; kin; kinsmen; a body of persons related by blood in any degree.
A kinsman; a blood relation; a relative, near or remote; one closely allied to another; an intimate companion.
* 1980 , Anthony Burgess, Earthly Powers :
A sibling, brother or sister (irrespective of gender)
(biology) Any group of animals or plants sharing a corresponding genetic relation
A group of individuals unilaterally descended from a single (real or postulated) common ancestor
- But she got up to go, and Domenico obeyed me too in mock meekness, making himself sib and coeval to Hortense, submissive to frowning elder brother, something incestuous in it.
From (etyl) .
To bring into relation; establish a relationship between; make friendly; reconcile.
The tip of a pen or tool that touches the surface, transferring ink to paper.
* 1922 , (Virginia Woolf), (w, Jacob's Room) Chapter 1
The bill or beak of a bird; the neb.
Bits of trapped dust or other foreign material that form imperfections in painted or varnished surfaces.
A piece of a roasted, hulled cocoa bean.
A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong.
* Sir Thomas Browne
- Slowly welling from the point of her gold nib , pale blue ink dissolved the full stop; for there her pen stuck; her eyes fixed, and tears slowly filled them.
One of the handles projecting from a scythe snath.
The shaft of a wagon.
- the little nib or fructifying principle