Baseboard vs Substrate - What's the difference?

baseboard | substrate |


As nouns the difference between baseboard and substrate

is that baseboard is (us|finish carpentry|interior decorating) a panel or molding between the floor and the interior wall of a structure while substrate is .

baseboard

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (US, finish carpentry, interior decorating) A panel or molding between the floor and the interior wall of a structure
  • (US) A similar panel at the base of a piece of furniture or equipment.
  • Synonyms

    * skirting board (UK)

    Derived terms

    * baseboard heating

    Anagrams

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    substrate

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biochemistry) What an enzyme acts upon.
  • (biology) A surface on which an organism grows or to which it is attached.
  • The rock surface of a rockpool is the substrate for a sessile organism such as a limpet.
  • An underlying layer; a substratum.
  • (linguistics) A language that is replaced in a population by another language and that influences the language imposed on its speakers.
  • (plating) A metal which is plated with another metal which has different physical properties.
  • (construction) A surface to which a substance adheres.
  • The substance lining the bottom edge of an enclosure.
  • The substrate of an aquarium can affect the water's acidity.
    Stream substrate affects fish longevity.

    Verb

    (substrat)
  • (obsolete) To strew or lay under.
  • * Boyle
  • The melted glass being supported by the substrated sand.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having very slight furrows.