Riffler vs Ruffler - What's the difference?

riffler | ruffler |


As nouns the difference between riffler and ruffler

is that riffler is a mechanical device consisting of a metal box with a series of vertical slats through which material is poured and randomly divided into two samples; this process is repeated to obtain a small representative sample of a bulk material while ruffler is (historical) ruffian, bully, villain; especially a 16th-17th century vagabond operating under the guise of a maimed soldier or sailor.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

riffler

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A mechanical device consisting of a metal box with a series of vertical slats through which material is poured and randomly divided into two samples; this process is repeated to obtain a small representative sample of a bulk material.
  • A curved file used in carving wood and marble.
  • Synonyms

    * (device for obtaining a sample) riffle sampler ----

    ruffler

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (historical) ruffian, bully, villain; especially a 16th-17th century vagabond operating under the guise of a maimed soldier or sailor
  • * 1978 , , Chapter 1:
  • The ruffler in leather, who lately went fighting through the door, has returned, presumably by means of another entrance.
  • swaggerer
  • a sewing machine attachment for making ruffles