Protection vs Mound - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between protection and mound
is that protection
is the process of keeping (something or someone) safe while mound
is (obsolete|anatomy|measurement|figuratively) a hand.
As a verb mound is
to fortify with a mound; add a barrier, rampart, etc to.
The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
*:But then I had the flintlock by me for protection . ¶ There were giants in the days when that gun was made; for surely no modern mortal could have held that mass of metal steady to his shoulder. The linen-press and a chest on the top of it formed, however, a very good gun-carriage; and, thus mounted, aim could be taken out of the window.
The state of being safe.
A means of keeping or remaining safe.
A means, such as a condom, of preventing pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease.
Immunity from harm obtained by illegal payments, as bribery or extortion.
(lb) Restrictions on foreign competitors which limit their ability to compete with domestic producers of goods or services.
(lb) An instance of a security token associated with a resource (such as a file).
* protection course
* protection money
* protection racket
* be prepared
(obsolete, anatomy, measurement, figuratively) A hand.
(obsolete) A protection; restraint; curb.
(obsolete) A helmet.
(obsolete) Might; size.
An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embankment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart.
A natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll.
(baseball) Elevated area of dirt upon which the pitcher stands to pitch.
A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross.
(US, vulgar, slang) The mons veneris.
* (part of regalia) globus cruciger, globe, orb
To fortify with a mound; add a barrier, rampart, etc. to.
To force or pile into a mound or mounds.
- He mounded up his mashed potatoes so they left more space on the plate for the meat.