Straightening vs Smoothing - What's the difference?

straightening | smoothing |


As verbs the difference between straightening and smoothing

is that straightening is while smoothing is .

As nouns the difference between straightening and smoothing

is that straightening is the act of making something straight while smoothing is the act by which something is made smooth.

straightening

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of making something straight.
  • * 1899 , Great Britain, Local and Personal Laws (part 1, page 27)
  • The lands and sites of houses which may under the provisions of this Act be vested in the Corporation for street widenings and straightenings

    smoothing

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is made smooth.