Wand vs Wad - What's the difference?
As a noun wand
is wall, partition.
As a verb wad is
third person singular of.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A stick or staff.
(by extension) An instrument shaped like a stick or staff such as a curling wand .
a magic wand.
A branch or stalk, especially of willow.
A suit of the minor arcana in tarot, or a card of that suit.
* magic wand
* violet wand
* water wand
To scan (e.g. a passenger at an airport) with a metal detector.
* (l) (obsolete)
An amorphous, compact mass.
A substantial pile (normally of money).
- Our cat loves to play with a small wad of paper.
A soft plug or seal, particularly as used between the powder and pellets in a shotgun cartridge.
(slang) A sandwich.
(vulgar, slang) An ejaculate of semen.
(mineralogy) Any black manganese oxide or hydroxide mineral rich rock in the oxidized zone of various ore deposits.
- With a wad of cash like that, she should not have been walking round Manhattan
* (ejaculate) blow one's wad, shoot one's wad
To crumple or crush into a compact, amorphous shape or ball.
(Ulster) To wager.
To insert or force a wad into.
- She wadded up the scrap of paper and threw it in the trash.
To stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton.
- to wad a gun
- to wad a cloak