Subculture vs Ungothic - What's the difference?

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As a noun subculture

is a portion of a culture distinguished by its customs or other features.

As a verb subculture

is (biology) to transfer (microorganisms) to a fresh growth medium in order to start a new culture.

As an adjective ungothic is

not gothic.

subculture

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A portion of a culture distinguished by its customs or other features.
  • The goth subculture has its own mode of dress, and it has a characteristic musical style.
  • * 1974 , Charles Gaines & George Butler, Pumping Iron: The Art and Sport of Bodybuilding , page 7.
  • Like those activities, bodybuilding is an obsession, a living (for a few), and a way of life for the people involved in it—a subculture , in a word, with its own values, aesthetics and vocabulary.
  • (biology) A culture made by transferring microorganisms from a previous culture to a fresh growth medium
  • Verb

    (subcultur)
  • (biology) To transfer (microorganisms) to a fresh growth medium in order to start a new culture
  • * {{quote-book, 1990, Heidi F. Kaeppler et al., Silicon carbide fiber-mediated DNA delivery into plant cells, Plant Cell Reports citation
  • , passage=Cultures were subcultured by 20-fold dilution into fresh MS2D medium approximately every 7 d. }}

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    * (wikipedia "subculture") ----

    ungothic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not Gothic .
  • * 1896 , Nathaniel Judson Burton, In pulpit and parish
  • A gothic cathedral must not be called upon to blossom into ungothic or unreligious or pagan embellishments.
  • * 1970 , Nikolaus Pevsner, Cambridgeshire
  • The screen is transparent, with seven-light Perp windows, a delightful effect, utterly ungothic in character.
  • Not belonging or suited to the Gothic subculture.
  • * 1988 , Robert Elms, In search of the crack
  • A couple of girlie goths walked out of the toilet, all mascara, fish-nets and northern accents, looking even sillier in this extremely ungothic boozer.
  • * 2007 , Lauren M E Goodlad, Michael Bibby, Goth: undead subculture
  • Shelly is a soft, blonde, and decidedly ungothic female: eager for marriage and family, moved to tears by It's a Wonderful Life ...

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