Slouching vs Sloughing - What's the difference?

slouching | sloughing |

As verbs the difference between slouching and sloughing

is that slouching is while sloughing is .

As a noun sloughing is

something sloughed off.




  • sloughing



  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something sloughed off.
  • * 2012 , Frank Spellman, Revonna Bieber, Environmental Health and Science Desk Reference (page 831)
  • As the zoogleal slime reenters the wastewater, excess solids and waste products are stripped off the media as sloughings . These sloughings are transported with the wastewater flow to a settling tank for removal.
  • (zoology) The act of casting off the skin or shell; ecdysis.
  • * 1995 , Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History: Volume 38
  • If all sloughings were successfully recorded, which is not certain since rattle segments were not color-coded during this study, the interval between events averaged 246.1 days (1.5 sloughings per snake per year).