Warfare vs Warble - What's the difference?

warfare | warble |


As nouns the difference between warfare and warble

is that warfare is the waging of war or armed conflict against an enemy while warble is (military) in naval mine warfare, the process of varying the frequency of sound produced by a narrow band noisemaker to ensure that the frequency to which the mine will respond is covered or warble can be a lesion under the skin of cattle, caused by the larva of a bot fly of genus (taxlink).

As verbs the difference between warfare and warble

is that warfare is to lead a military life; to carry on continual wars while warble is to modulate a tone's frequency.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

warfare

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The waging of war or armed conflict against an enemy.
  • * Bible, 1 Sam. xxviii. 1
  • The Philistines gathered their armies together for warfare , to fight with Israel.
  • Military operations of some particular kind e.g. guerrilla warfare.
  • Derived terms

    * antiwarfare * asymmetric warfare * biological warfare * chemical warfare * class warfare * conventional warfare * cyberwarfare * e-warfare * electronic warfare * germ warfare * guerrilla warfare * information warfare * open warfare * psychological warfare * siege warfare * spiritual warfare * trench warfare * warfarer

    Verb

    (warfar)
  • To lead a military life; to carry on continual wars.
  • *

    warble

    English

    Etymology 1

    Verb

    (warbl)
  • To modulate a tone's frequency.
  • To sing like a bird, especially with trills.
  • To cause to quaver or vibrate.
  • * Milton
  • touch the warbled string
  • To be quavered or modulated; to be uttered melodiously.
  • * (rfdate) Gay
  • Such strains ne'er warble in the linnet's throat.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (military) In naval mine warfare, the process of varying the frequency of sound produced by a narrow band noisemaker to ensure that the frequency to which the mine will respond is covered.
  • Etymology 2

    From Middle English werble, (at least for the noun) from (etyl) werbel (mole cricket), cognate to Walloon waerbea.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A lesion under the skin of cattle, caused by the larva of a bot fly of genus Hypoderma .
  • Derived terms

    * warble fly

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