Spawner vs Spawn - What's the difference?
| Derived terms
Spawner is a derived term of spawn.
As nouns the difference between spawner and spawn
is that spawner
is (fishing) a female fish, often specifically a salmon, which is physiologically ready to spawn while spawn
is the numerous eggs of an aquatic organism.
As a verb spawn is
to produce or deposit (eggs) in water.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(fishing) A female fish, often specifically a salmon, which is physiologically ready to spawn
(computing) A program which spawns objects or processes as needed
To produce or deposit (eggs) in water.
To generate, bring into being, especially non-mammalian beings in very large numbers.
To bring forth in general.
To induce (aquatic organisms) to spawn
To plant with fungal spawn
To deposit (numerous) eggs in water.
To reproduce, especially in large numbers.
(ergative, video games, of a character or object) (To cause) to appear spontaneously in a game at a certain point and time.
* spawn point
The numerous eggs of an aquatic organism.
Mushroom mycelium prepared for (aided) propagation.
(by extension, sometimes, derogatory) Any germ or seed, even a figurative source; offspring.
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(horticulture) The buds or branches produced from underground stems.
(video games) The location in a game where characters or objects spontaneously appear.