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
(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.
* skirting board (UK)
* baseboard heating
(biochemistry) What an enzyme acts upon.
(biology) A surface on which an organism grows or to which it is attached.
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 rock surface of a rockpool is the substrate for a sessile organism such as a limpet.
- The substrate of an aquarium can affect the water's acidity.
- Stream substrate affects fish longevity.
(obsolete) To strew or lay under.
- The melted glass being supported by the substrated sand.