Scaling vs Scurf - What's the difference?

scaling | scurf |

As nouns the difference between scaling and scurf

is that scaling is the removing of the scales of fish while scurf is a skin disease.

As a verb scaling

is .




  • 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
  • Anagrams





  • A skin disease.
  • The flakes of skin that fall off as a result of a skin disease.
  • Any crust-like formations on the skin, or in general.
  • * Milton
  • There stood a hill not far, whose grisly top / Belched fire and rolling smoke; the rest entire / Shone with a glossy scurf .
  • (figurative) The foul remains of anything adherent.
  • * Dryden
  • The scurf is worn away of each committed crime.
  • (botany) Minute membranous scales on the surface of some leaves, as in the goosefoot.
  • (Gray)