Alien vs Romulan - What's the difference?

alien | romulan |


As a verb alien

is .

As a noun romulan is

a member of a fictional alien race, described as being cunning and opportunistic.

alien

English

Alternative forms

* alyaunte

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person, animal, plant, or other thing which is from outside the family, group, organization, or territory under consideration.
  • A foreigner residing in a country.
  • * 1773 , William Blackstone, Commentaries on the laws of England: in four books, Volume 1 (Fifth Edition) , page 372
  • An alien born may purchase lands, or other estates: but not for his own use; for the king is thereupon entitled to them.
  • * 1831 , John Marshall, Cherokee Nation v. Georgia , U.S. Government
  • The counsel have shown conclusively that they are not a state of the union, and have insisted that individually they are aliens , not owing allegiance to the United States.
  • * 2004 , Wesley Campbell, Stephen Court, Be a hero: the battle for mercy and social justice , Destiny Image Publishers, page 74
  • Aliens are aliens because of persecution or war or hardship or famine.
  • Any life form of extraterrestrial origin.
  • One excluded from certain privileges; one alienated or estranged.
  • * Bible, Ephes. ii. 12
  • Aliens from the common wealth of Israel.

    Synonyms

    * * See also

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pertaining to an alien.
  • Not belonging to the same country, land, or government, or to the citizens or subjects thereof; foreign.
  • alien subjects, enemies, property, or shores
  • Very unfamiliar, strange, or removed.
  • principles alien to our religion
  • * Wordsworth
  • An alien sound of melancholy.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To estrange; to alienate.
  • (legal) To transfer the ownership of something.
  • Alternative forms

    * aliene

    romulan

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A member of a fictional alien race, described as being cunning and opportunistic.
  • * 1999 , Peter Allen David, Double or Nothing
  • "Some sort of Romulan game," Riker said thoughtfully. "Trying to make us guess what they're up to."
  • * 2000 , Emma Forrest, Namedropper
  • "He looks like a Romulan ." Suddenly, her attention is focused on him and she calls across the street, "Hey, monkey Romulan, sort it out!"
  • * 2001 , Michael W McConnell, Robert F Cochran, Angela C Carmella, Christian perspectives on legal thought
  • ...the law vaporizes like a Romulan warrior into the ions of space.