Scaffold vs Ultracontig - What's the difference?

scaffold | ultracontig |


As nouns the difference between scaffold and ultracontig

is that scaffold is a structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building while ultracontig is (genetics) an ordered and oriented set of supercontigs obtained by use of supporting evidence.

As a verb scaffold

is to set up a scaffolding; to surround a building with scaffolding.

scaffold

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building.
  • An elevated platform on which a criminal is executed.
  • (metalworking) An accumulation of adherent, partly fused material forming a shelf or dome-shaped obstruction above the tuyeres in a blast furnace.
  • Derived terms

    * go to the scaffold * send to the scaffold * superscaffold, superscaffolding

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To set up a scaffolding; to surround a building with scaffolding.
  • Derived terms

    * scaffoldage * scaffolder * scaffolding

    ultracontig

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (genetics) An ordered and oriented set of supercontigs obtained by use of supporting evidence