Turf vs Turflike - What's the difference?

turf | turflike |


As a noun turf

is a layer of earth covered with grass; sod.

As a verb turf

is to create a lawn by laying turfs.

As an adjective turflike is

resembling turf or some aspect of it.

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turf

English

Noun

  • A layer of earth covered with grass; sod.
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  • A piece of such a layer cut from the soil and used to make a lawn.
  • (label) A sod of peat used as fuel.
  • (label) The territory claimed by a person, gang, etc. as their own.
  • A racetrack; or the sport of racing horses.
  • Derived terms

    * artificial turf * AstroTurf * turf accountant * turf bank * turfen * turfy

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to create a lawn by laying turfs
  • (Ultimate Frisbee) To throw a frisbee well short of its intended target, usually causing it to hit the ground within 10 yards of its release.
  • (business) To fire from a job or dismiss from a task.
  • Eight managers were turfed after the merger of the two companies.
  • (business) To cancel a project or product.
  • The company turfed the concept car because the prototype performed poorly.

    Derived terms

    * (l) * turf out

    turflike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling turf or some aspect of it.