Alien vs Saucer - What's the difference?

alien | saucer |


As verbs the difference between alien and saucer

is that alien is while saucer is to pour (tea, etc) from the cup into the saucer in order to cool it before drinking.

As a noun saucer is

a small shallow dish to hold a cup and catch drips.

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

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    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

    saucer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small shallow dish to hold a cup and catch drips.
  • An object round and gently curved (shaped like a saucer).
  • The saucer -shaped object could have been a UFO.
  • (obsolete) A small pan or vessel in which sauce was set on a table.
  • (Francis Bacon)
  • A flat, shallow caisson for raising sunken ships.
  • A shallow socket for the pivot of a capstan.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To pour (tea, etc.) from the cup into the saucer in order to cool it before drinking.
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