Exfoliation vs Scaling - What's the difference?

exfoliation | scaling |


As nouns the difference between exfoliation and scaling

is that exfoliation is the scaling off of a bone, a rock, or a mineral, etc; the state of being exfoliated while scaling is the removing of the scales of fish.

As a verb scaling is

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exfoliation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The scaling off of a bone, a rock, or a mineral, etc.; the state of being exfoliated.
  • The loss of leaves from a plant.
  • The removal of a layer of skin, as in cosmetic preparation.
  • See also

    * exfoliant * foliate * foliation ----

    scaling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The removing of the scales of fish
  • The formation of a layer of scale on a surface
  • The removal of a layer of scale from a surface
  • The measurement of dimensions using a scale
  • (mathematics, physics) The expression of the terms of an equation using powers of nondimensional quantities
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