Hyponyms

What is the difference between silicosis and pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis?

silicosis | pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis | Hyponyms |

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is a hyponym of silicosis.

Silicosis is a hypernym of pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.


As nouns the difference between silicosis and pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

is that silicosis is {{context|disease|lang=en}} a disease of the lungs caused by the inhalation of crystalline silica dust while pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is {{context|nonce|lang=en}} a factitious disease of the lungs, allegedly caused by inhaling microscopic silicate particles originating from eruption of a volcano.

What is the difference between wares and merchandise?

wares | merchandise | Hyponyms |

Merchandise is a hyponym of wares.

Wares is a synonym of merchandise.


As nouns the difference between wares and merchandise

is that wares is (ware) while merchandise is {{context|uncountable|lang=en}} commodities offered for sale.

As a verb merchandise is

{{context|intransitive|archaic|lang=en}} to engage in trade; to carry on commerce.

What is the difference between derivative and swap?

derivative | swap | Hyponyms |

Swap is a hyponym of derivative.


In context|finance|lang=en terms the difference between derivative and swap

is that derivative is {{context|finance|lang=en}} a financial instrument whose value depends on the valuation of an underlying asset; such as a warrant, an option etc while swap is {{context|finance|lang=en}} a financial derivative in which two parties agree to exchange one stream of cashflow against another stream.

As nouns the difference between derivative and swap

is that derivative is something derived while swap is an exchange of two comparable things.

As a adjective derivative

is obtained by derivation; not radical, original, or fundamental.

As a verb swap is

{{context|obsolete|lang=en}} to strike, hit.

What is the difference between tumor and cancer?

tumor | cancer | Hyponyms |

Tumor is a hyponym of cancer.


As nouns the difference between tumor and cancer

is that tumor is {{context|oncology|pathology|lang=en}} an abnormal growth; differential diagnosis includes abscess, metaplasia, and neoplasia while cancer is {{context|medicine|oncology|disease|lang=en}} a disease in which the cells of a tissue undergo uncontrolled (and often rapid) proliferation.

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