Hypernyms

Optimist vs Perfectibilist - What's the difference?

optimist | perfectibilist | Hypernyms |

Optimist is a hypernym of perfectibilist.


As nouns the difference between optimist and perfectibilist

is that optimist is optimist while perfectibilist is a believer in perfectibility.

Dysmelia vs Phocomelia - What's the difference?

dysmelia | phocomelia | Hypernyms |

Dysmelia is a hypernym of phocomelia.


As nouns the difference between dysmelia and phocomelia

is that dysmelia is any congenital disorder of the limbs, such as amelia or syndactyly while phocomelia is a congenital disorder of the limbs, the affected person being born with abnormally short or missing bones and flipper-like hands or feet.

Bacteriostatic vs Thiomersal - What's the difference?

bacteriostatic | thiomersal | Hypernyms |

Bacteriostatic is a hypernym of thiomersal.


As an adjective bacteriostatic

is of or relating to bacteriostasis or a bacteriostat.

As a noun thiomersal is

a compound, chemical formula c9h9hgnao2s, used as an antiseptic and antifungal agent, especially in vaccines.

Phenethylamine vs Benzphetamine - What's the difference?

phenethylamine | benzphetamine | Hypernyms |

Phenethylamine is a hypernym of benzphetamine.


As nouns the difference between phenethylamine and benzphetamine

is that phenethylamine is (uncountable|organic compound) an aromatic amine which is a colorless liquid at room temperature while benzphetamine is (pharmaceutical drug) an anti-obesity drug.

Hypercorrect vs Hyperforeign - What's the difference?

hypercorrect | hyperforeign | Hypernyms |

Hypercorrect is a hypernym of hyperforeign.


As adjectives the difference between hypercorrect and hyperforeign

is that hypercorrect is (grammar) incorrect because of a mistaken idea of standard usage while hyperforeign is (linguistics) resulting from the misapplication of foreign reading rules, such as dropping the ‘t’ in claret.

As a verb hypercorrect

is to change (a word or phrase) to an incorrect form in the mistaken belief that it is standard usage.

Alkene vs Methacrolein - What's the difference?

alkene | methacrolein | Hypernyms |

Alkene is a hypernym of methacrolein.


As nouns the difference between alkene and methacrolein

is that alkene is while methacrolein is (organic compound) a clear, colorless, flammable liquid, molecular formula c4h6o.

Aldehyde vs Methacrolein - What's the difference?

aldehyde | methacrolein | Hypernyms |

Aldehyde is a hypernym of methacrolein.


As nouns the difference between aldehyde and methacrolein

is that aldehyde is aldehyde while methacrolein is (organic compound) a clear, colorless, flammable liquid, molecular formula c4h6o.

Malware vs Scareware - What's the difference?

malware | scareware | Hypernyms |

Malware is a hypernym of scareware.


As nouns the difference between malware and scareware

is that malware is drawing goods, such as colored pencils, ink, etc while scareware is (computing|informal) software that attempts to scare the user into compliance, as by displaying false warnings of virus infection.

Cybercommunity vs Cybervillage - What's the difference?

cybercommunity | cybervillage | Hypernyms |

Cybercommunity is a hypernym of cybervillage.


As nouns the difference between cybercommunity and cybervillage

is that cybercommunity is a community in cyberspace or on the internet while cybervillage is the social equivalent of a village on the internet or in cyberspace; a small online community.

Tephra vs Lapilli - What's the difference?

tephra | lapilli | Hypernyms |

Tephra is a hypernym of lapilli.


As nouns the difference between tephra and lapilli

is that tephra is tephra, pyroclast while lapilli is a sphere shaped droplet of molten lava ejected from a volcanic eruption which falls to earth while still at least partially molten, ranging in size from 2 to 64 millimeters.

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