Affordance vs Signifier - What's the difference?

affordance | signifier |


As nouns the difference between affordance and signifier

is that affordance is a potential action that is made possible by a given object or environment; especially , one that is made easily discoverable while signifier is (linguistics) the sound of spoken word or string of letters on a page that a person recognizes as a sign.

affordance

English

Noun

(wikipedia affordance) (en noun)
  • A potential action that is made possible by a given object or environment; especially , one that is made easily discoverable.
  • signifier

    English

    (Intension)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (linguistics) The sound of spoken word or string of letters on a page that a person recognizes as a sign.