Sow vs Disseminate - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between sow and disseminate
is that sow
is to scatter, disperse, or plant (seeds) while disseminate
is to sow and scatter principles, ideas, opinions, and errors for growth and propagation, such as seed.
As a noun sow
is a female pig.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) sowe, from (etyl) sugu, from (etyl) (ae)). See also swine .
A female pig.
A channel that conducts molten metal to molds.
A mass of metal solidified in a mold.
* 1957 , H.R. Schubert, History of the British Iron and Steel Industry , p. 160:
(derogatory, slang) A contemptible, often fat woman.
(military) A kind of covered shed, formerly used by besiegers in filling up and passing the ditch of a besieged place, sapping and mining the wall, etc.
- In England, it was generally termed a 'sow' , if the weight was above 10 cwts., if below, it was termed a 'pig' from which the present term 'pig iron' is derived.
The plural form swine is now obsolete in this sense.
* (mass of metal solidified in a mold) ingot
* (contemptible woman) bitch, cow
* make a silk purse of a sow's ear
From (etyl) sowen, from (etyl) .
To scatter, disperse, or plant (seeds).
- When I had sown the field, the day's work was over.
(figurative) To spread abroad; to propagate.
- As you sow , so shall you reap.
(figurative) To scatter over; to besprinkle.
* Sir M. Hale
- And sow dissension in the hearts of brothers.
- The intellectual faculty is a goodly field, and it is the worst husbandry in the world to sow it with trifles.
- [He] sowed with stars the heaven.
* plant, scatter
* reap what one sows
To sow and scatter principles, ideas, opinions, and errors for growth and propagation, such as seed
To become scattered.
- The values of the human rights movement have disseminated throughout the world.