Progression vs Turtling - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between progression and turtling

is that progression is the act of moving from one thing to another while turtling is the hunting of turtles (the reptiles ) or turtling can be a baby turtle.

As a verb turtling is


Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(en noun)
  • The act of moving from one thing to another.
  • The act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward.
  • (mathematics) A sequence obtained by adding or multiplying each term by a constant.
  • Synonyms

    * (mathematics) sequence

    Derived terms

    * arithmetic progression * geometric progression


    Etymology 1


  • The hunting of turtles (the reptiles ).
  • (nautical) Turning turtle.
  • (figuratively) Any slow progression or build-up.
  • (computer games) A defensive strategy of avoiding conflict, usually in a fixed position.
  • Verb

  • Etymology 2

    From .


    (en noun)
  • A baby turtle.
  • * 1912 , William Vaughn Moody, The poems and plays of William Vaughn Moody :
  • Drowsy with dawn, barely asail, Buzzes the blue-bottle over the shale, Scared from the pool by the leaping trout; And the brood of turtlings clamber out On the log by their oozy house.
  • * 1997 , in Sportdiving (magazine), volumes 59–64, page 94:
  • The turtle-lings , kept in safety until they are three months old, are then released into the wild.
  • * 2012 , Alexandra de Vries, Shawn Blore, Frommer's Brazil :
  • Fifty days later, more or less, the little turtlings hatch, dig their way up through the sand, and make a mad scramble to the sea.