Subsidiary vs Subscreen - What's the difference?

subsidiary | subscreen |


As nouns the difference between subsidiary and subscreen

is that subsidiary is a company owned by a parent company or a holding company, also called daughter company or sister company while subscreen is a subsidiary screen making up part of a larger screen (especially the kind used for displaying computer output).

As an adjective subsidiary

is auxiliary or supplemental.

subsidiary

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Auxiliary or supplemental.
  • * (John Florio) (1553-1625)
  • chief ruler and principal head everywhere, not suffragant and subsidiary
  • * (Samuel Taylor Coleridge) (1772-1834)
  • They constituted a useful subsidiary testimony of another state of existence.
  • Secondary or subordinate.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1935, author= George Goodchild
  • , title=Death on the Centre Court, chapter=5 , passage=By one o'clock the place was choc-a-bloc. […] The restaurant was packed, and the promenade between the two main courts and the subsidiary courts was thronged with healthy-looking youngish people, drawn to the Mecca of tennis from all parts of the country.}}
  • Of, or relating to a subsidy.
  • * (1805-1875)
  • George the Second relied on his subsidiary treaties.

    Noun

    (subsidiaries)
  • A company owned by a parent company or a holding company, also called daughter company or sister company.
  • (music) a subordinate theme
  • subscreen

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A subsidiary screen making up part of a larger screen (especially the kind used for displaying computer output).