Noisemaker vs Warble - What's the difference?

noisemaker | warble |


As nouns the difference between noisemaker and warble

is that noisemaker is a person or device that produces a great deal of noise, especially one used in a celebration or sporting event while warble is (military) in naval mine warfare, the process of varying the frequency of sound produced by a narrow band noisemaker to ensure that the frequency to which the mine will respond is covered or warble can be a lesion under the skin of cattle, caused by the larva of a bot fly of genus (taxlink).

As a verb warble is

to modulate a tone's frequency.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

noisemaker

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person or device that produces a great deal of noise, especially one used in a celebration or sporting event.
  • A device comprising a handle with a ratchet at one end, with the ratchet end contained within a box that serves as an echo chamber, so that swinging or moving the device causes the ratchet to rotate within the box, creating a series of loud clicking sounds
  • Synonyms

    * (device with ratchet) ratchet

    Hyponyms

    * (device for making noise at events) air horn, blowout, caxirola, clacker, clapper, kazoo, party horn, ratchet, squawker, squeaker, stadium horn, stadium trumpet, vuvuzela

    warble

    English

    Etymology 1

    Verb

    (warbl)
  • To modulate a tone's frequency.
  • To sing like a bird, especially with trills.
  • To cause to quaver or vibrate.
  • * Milton
  • touch the warbled string
  • To be quavered or modulated; to be uttered melodiously.
  • * (rfdate) Gay
  • Such strains ne'er warble in the linnet's throat.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (military) In naval mine warfare, the process of varying the frequency of sound produced by a narrow band noisemaker to ensure that the frequency to which the mine will respond is covered.
  • Etymology 2

    From Middle English werble, (at least for the noun) from (etyl) werbel (mole cricket), cognate to Walloon waerbea.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A lesion under the skin of cattle, caused by the larva of a bot fly of genus Hypoderma .
  • Derived terms

    * warble fly

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