Thatch vs Scarify - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between thatch and scarify
is that thatch
is to cover the roof with straw, reed, leaves, etc while scarify
is (obsolete|or|nonstandard) to scar.
As a noun thatch
is straw, rushes, or the like, used for making or covering the roofs of buildings, or of stacks of hay or grain.
Variant of (thack), from (etyl) .
Straw, rushes, or the like, used for making or covering the roofs of buildings, or of stacks of hay or grain.
A name in the West Indies for several kinds of palm, the leaves of which are used for thatching.
A buildup of cut grass, stolons or other material on the soil in a lawn.
* (Straw for covering roofs or stacks) haulm
From (etyl) .
To cover the roof with straw, reed, leaves, etc.
(obsolete, or, nonstandard) To scar.
(obsolete, or, nonstandard) Denude, or lay waste to.
(horticulture) To remove thatch (build-up of organic matter on the soil) from a lawn, to dethatch.
(horticulture) To damage the testa (seed coat) of a seed by cutting, scraping, chemicals, hot water, or fire to allow permeation of water and faster germination.