Migration vs Nomad - What's the difference?

migration | nomad |


As nouns the difference between migration and nomad

is that migration is while nomad is nomad.

As an adjective nomad is

nomadic.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

migration

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An instance of moving to live in another place for a while.
  • Seasonal moving for animals, birds or fishes to breed or find a new home.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-01-01
  • , author=Paul Bartel, Ashli Moore , title=Avian Migration: The Ultimate Red-Eye Flight , volume=101, issue=1, page=47–48 , magazine= citation , passage=Many of these classic methods are still used, with some modern improvements. For example, with the aid of special microphones and automated sound detection software, ornithologists recently reported […] that pine siskins (Spinus pinus ) undergo an irregular, nomadic type of nocturnal migration .}}
  • Movement in general.
  • The migration of lead from a can to the food inside it can cause lead poisoning.
  • (computing) Instance of changing a platform from an environment to another one.
  • Derived terms

    * stepwise migration * migrate * migratory

    nomad

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia nomad) (en noun)
  • A member of a group of people who, having no fixed home, move around seasonally in search of food, water and grazing etc.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author=(Henry Petroski)
  • , title= Geothermal Energy , volume=101, issue=4, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Energy has seldom been found where we need it when we want it. Ancient nomads , wishing to ward off the evening chill and enjoy a meal around a campfire, had to collect wood and then spend time and effort coaxing the heat of friction out from between sticks to kindle a flame. With more settled people, animals were harnessed to capstans or caged in treadmills to turn grist into meal.}}
  • A wanderer.
  • Derived terms

    * grey nomad * nomade * nomadic * nomadism

    Anagrams

    * * ---- ==Serbo-Croatian==

    Noun

  • Declension

    {{sh-decl-noun , nòm?d, nomadi , nomáda, nomada , nomadu, nomadima , nomada, nomade , nomade, nomadi , nomadu, nomadima , nomadom, nomadima }}