Hypernyms

What is the difference between touch and paw?

touch | paw | Hypernyms |

Touch is a hypernym of paw.


As verbs the difference between touch and paw

is that touch is primarily physical senses while paw is (of an animal) to go through something (such as a garbage can) with paws.

As nouns the difference between touch and paw

is that touch is an act of touching, especially with the hand or finger while paw is (nonstandard|or|rural) father; pa or paw can be the soft foot of a mammal or other animal, generally a quadruped, that has claws or nails; comparable to a human hand or foot.

What is the difference between parent and paw?

parent | paw | Hypernyms |

Parent is a hypernym of paw.


As nouns the difference between parent and paw

is that parent is one of the two persons from whom one is immediately biologically descended; a mother or father while paw is (nonstandard|or|rural) father; pa or paw can be the soft foot of a mammal or other animal, generally a quadruped, that has claws or nails; comparable to a human hand or foot.

As verbs the difference between parent and paw

is that parent is to act as parent, to raise or rear while paw is (of an animal) to go through something (such as a garbage can) with paws.

What is the difference between snowperson and snowman?

snowperson | snowman | Hypernyms |

Snowperson is a hypernym of snowman.


As nouns the difference between snowperson and snowman

is that snowperson is snow sculpted into a human figure, a snowman or snowwoman while snowman is a humanoid figure made with large snowballs stacked on each other human traits like a face and arms may be fashioned with sticks (arms), a carrot (nose), and stones or coal (eyes, mouth).

What is the difference between zoology and herpetology?

zoology | herpetology | Hypernyms |

Zoology is a hypernym of herpetology.


As nouns the difference between zoology and herpetology

is that zoology is that part of biology which relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct while herpetology is the branch of biology dealing with reptiles (reptilia ) or amphibians.

What is the difference between silicosis and pneumoconiosis?

silicosis | pneumoconiosis | Hypernyms |

Pneumoconiosis is a hypernym of silicosis.

Silicosis is a hyponym of pneumoconiosis.


As nouns the difference between silicosis and pneumoconiosis

is that silicosis is (disease) a disease of the lungs caused by the inhalation of crystalline silica dust while pneumoconiosis is (disease) a disease of the lungs caused by inhalation of particulate matter.

What is the difference between fireman and firefighter?

fireman | firefighter | Hypernyms |

Firefighter is a hypernym of fireman.

Fireman is a hyponym of firefighter.


As nouns the difference between fireman and firefighter

is that fireman is (firefighting) someone (implied male) who is skilled in the work of fighting fire while firefighter is a person who puts out fires.

What is the difference between queer and lesbian?

queer | lesbian | Hypernyms |

Queer is a hypernym of lesbian.


As adjectives the difference between queer and lesbian

is that queer is (slightly|dated) weird, odd or different; whimsical while lesbian is (of a woman) homosexual; preferring female romantic or sexual partners.

As nouns the difference between queer and lesbian

is that queer is (colloquial) a person who is or appears homosexual, or who has homosexual qualities while lesbian is a homosexual female, a woman who is sexually or romantically attracted to other women.

As a verb queer

is to render an endeavor or agreement ineffective or null.

As a adverb queer

is queerly.

What is the difference between pierce and punch?

pierce | punch | Hypernyms |

Pierce is a hypernym of punch.


As verbs the difference between pierce and punch

is that pierce is to puncture; to break through while punch is to strike with one's fist or punch can be to employ a punch to create a hole in or stamp or emboss a mark on something.

As a noun punch is

(countable) a hit or strike with one's fist or punch can be (countable) a device, generally slender and round, used for creating holes in thin material, for driving an object through a hole in a containing object, or to stamp or emboss a mark or design on a surface or punch can be (uncountable) a beverage, generally containing a mixture of fruit juice and some other beverage, often alcoholic.

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