Zone vs Realm - What's the difference?

zone | realm |


As nouns the difference between zone and realm

is that zone is zone while realm is an abstract sphere of influence, real or imagined.

zone

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Each of the five regions of the earth's surface into which it was divided by climatic differences, namely the torrid zone (between the tropics), two temperate zones (between the tropics and the polar circles), and two frigid zones (within the polar circles).
  • * , I.2.4.vi:
  • To avoid which, we will take any pains […]; we will dive to the bottom of the sea, to the bowels of the earth, five, six, seven, eight, nine hundred fathom deep, through all five zones , and both extremes of heat and cold […].
  • * 1841 , (George Bancroft), History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American Continent , Volume 2, page 270,
  • And while idle curiosity may take its walk in shady avenues by the ocean side, commercedefies every wind, outrides every tempest, and invades every zone .
  • Any given region or area of the world.
  • A given area distinguished on the basis of a particular characteristic, use, restriction, etc.
  • There is a no-smoking zone that extends 25 feet outside of each entrance.
    The white zone is for loading and unloading only.
  • A band or area of growth encircling anything.
  • a zone''' of evergreens on a mountain; the '''zone of animal or vegetable life in the ocean around an island or a continent
  • A band or stripe extending around a body.
  • (crystallography) A series of planes having mutually parallel intersections.
  • (baseball) Short for the strike zone.
  • That pitch was low and away, just outside of the zone .
  • (chiefly, sports) A high-performance phase or period.
  • I just got in the zone late in the game: everything was going in.
  • (networking) That collection of a domain's DNS resource records, the domain and its subdomains]], that are not [[delegate, delegated to another authority.
  • (Apple computing) A logical group of network devices on AppleTalk.
  • A belt or girdle.
  • * 17th c , , 2005'', Pygmalion and the Statue'', Paul Hammond, David Hopkins (editors), ''The Poems of John Dryden: Volume Five: 1697-1700 , page 263,
  • Her tapered fingers too with rings are graced, / And an embroidered zone surrounds her slender waist.
  • * 1779 , , A Voyage to New Guinea and the Moluccas from Balambangan , page 21,
  • From the wai?t downwards, they wore a loo?e robe, girt with an embroidered zone or belt about the middle, with a large cla?p of gold, and a precious ?tone.
  • * 18th c', , ''The Passions: An Ode for Music'', '''1810 , Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (editors), ''The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper , Volume 13, page 204,
  • Love fram'd with Mirth a gay fantastic round, / Loose were her tresses seen, her zone unbound,
  • * 1819', Lord Byron, ''Don Juan'', Canto I, LV, '''1827 , ''The Works of Lord Byron, including The Suppressed Poems , page 565,
  • There was the Donna Julia, whom to call / Pretty were but to give a feeble notion / Of many charms in her as natural / As sweetness to the flower, or salt to ocean, / Her zone to Venus, or his bow to Cupid / (But this last simile is trite and stupid).
  • * 1844', (Charles Dickens), '''', '''1865 , ''Works of Charles Dickens'', Volume VI: ''Martin Chuzzlewit —Volume II, page 421,
  • it was the prettiest thing to see her girding on the precious little zone , and yet obliged to have assistance because her fingers were in such terrible perplexity; […].
  • (geometry) The curved surface of a frustum of a sphere, the portion of surface of a sphere delimited by parallel planes.
  • * 1835 , Charles Davies, David Brewster (editors and translators), , Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry'', [1794, ''Eléments de géométrie ], page 293,
  • To find the surface of a spherical zone .
    Rule.—Multiply the altitude of the zone by the circumference of a great circle of the sphere, and the product will be the surface (Book VIII. Prop. X. Sch. 1).
  • * 2014 , John Bird, Engineering Mathematics , page 183,
  • A zone of a sphere' is the curved surface of a frustum.Determine, correct to 3 significant figures (a) the volume of the frustum of the sphere, (b) the radius of the sphere and (c) the area of the ' zone formed.
  • (geometry, loosely, perhaps by meronymy) A frustum of a sphere.
  • A circuit; a circumference.
  • (Milton)

    Synonyms

    * (area distinguished on the basis of a particular characteristic etc) area, belt, district, region, section, sector, sphere, territory * * (high performance phase or period) * * *

    Derived terms

    * * * * * * * * * * * * demilitarized zone, DMZ * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

    See also

    * alb * epigonation * epimanikion * epitrachelion * maniple * mitre * omophorion * rhason * sakkos * sticharion * zone file

    Verb

  • To divide into or assign sections or areas.
  • Please zone off our staging area, a section for each group.
  • To define the property use classification of an area.
  • This area was zoned for industrial use.
  • To enter a daydream state temporarily, for instance as a result of boredom, fatigue, or intoxication; to doze off.
  • I must have zoned while he was giving us the directions.
    Everyone just put their goddamn heads together and zoned . (Byron Coley, liner notes for the album "Piece for Jetsun Dolma" by Thurston Moore)
  • To girdle or encircle.
  • Synonyms

    * (enter a daydream state) doze off, zone out

    Derived terms

    * * *

    See also

    * exclusion zone * friend zone * time zone * zone out * zoning law * zone of employment

    Anagrams

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    realm

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An abstract sphere of influence, real or imagined.
  • * 1907 , Tada Kanai, translated by Arthur Lloyd, Seven Buddhist Sermons , ""
  • Why should we despise anything in the realm of Buddha?
  • * 2006 , Christian Neef, " Diary of a Collapsing Superpower", Spiegel Magazine , November 22,
  • At home in Moscow, Mikhail Sergeyevitch Gorbachev, who had launched a campaign to rejuvenate the Soviet realm  
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-05-17
  • , author=George Monbiot, authorlink=George Monbiot , title=Money just makes the rich suffer , volume=188, issue=23, page=19 , magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) citation , passage=In order to grant the rich these pleasures, the social contract is reconfigured. […]  The public realm is privatised, the regulations restraining the ultra-wealthy and the companies they control are abandoned, and Edwardian levels of inequality are almost fetishised.}}
  • The domain of a certain abstraction.
  • * 1922 , Judson Eber Conant,The Church The Schools and Evolution , "",
  • One thing more which the scientific man does is to accord primacy to that realm of truth which is primary in importance.
  • (formal, or, legal) A territory or state, as ruled by a specific power, and particularly those territories ruled by a king.
  • * 1874 , ,
  • And, of this island realm , he and his companion were the undisputed sovereigns.
  • * 1913 , Leslie Alexander Toke, Catholic Encyclopedia , "",
  • Then seeing his life was threatened he fled the realm and crossed over to Flanders,

    Synonyms

    * (A territory or state) country, land, kingdom * (A sphere of activity or influence) field, province

    Derived terms

    * abstract realm * Commonwealth realm * custom of the realm * Eastern Realm * experience realm * floristic realm * Ice Realm * in the realm of shades * Northern Realm * realm of banking * realm of fantasy * realm of the dead * realm of possibility * Snow Realm * Southern Realm * Western Realm

    Anagrams

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