Ratter vs Rafter - What's the difference?

ratter | rafter |


As nouns the difference between ratter and rafter

is that ratter is while rafter is one of a series of sloped beams that extend from the ridge or hip to the downslope perimeter or eave, designed to support the roof deck and its associated loads or rafter can be a raftsman.

As an adjective ratter

is right; modern swedish .

As a verb rafter is

to make (timber, etc) into rafters.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

ratter

English

Alternative forms

* rattener (rare)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Anything which catches rats, especially a dog trained to catch them; a rat terrier.
  • One who rats; a traitor; a deserter.
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    rafter

    English

    Etymology 1

    Old English . Cognate with "raft".

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One of a series of sloped beams that extend from the ridge or hip to the downslope perimeter or eave, designed to support the roof deck and its associated loads.
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  • the pigeons fluttered up to the rafters ,
  • flock of turkeys
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    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make (timber, etc.) into rafters.
  • To furnish (a building) with rafters.
  • (UK, agriculture) To plough so as to turn the grass side of each furrow upon an unploughed ridge; to ridge.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A raftsman.
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