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Experience vs Weather - What's the difference?

experience | weather |

As nouns the difference between experience and weather

is that experience is experiment, trial, test while weather is the short term state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place, including the temperature, humidity, cloud cover, precipitation, wind, etc.

As a verb weather is

to expose to the weather, or show the effects of such exposure, or to withstand such effects.

experience

Noun

(en noun)
  • Event(s) of which one is cognizant.
  • (label) An activity which one has performed.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1913, author=
  • , title=Lord Stranleigh Abroad , chapter=4 citation , passage=“I have tried, as I hinted, to enlist the co-operation of other capitalists, but experience has taught me that any appeal is futile that does not impinge directly upon cupidity. …”}}
  • (label) A collection of events and/or activities from which an individual or group may gather knowledge, opinions, and skills.
  • (label) The knowledge thus gathered.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author= Ed Pilkington
  • , volume=188, issue=26, page=6, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= ‘Killer robots’ should be banned in advance, UN told , passage=In his submission to the UN, [Christof] Heyns points to the experience of drones. Unmanned aerial vehicles were intended initially only for surveillance, and their use for offensive purposes was prohibited, yet once strategists realised their perceived advantages as a means of carrying out targeted killings, all objections were swept out of the way.}}

    Usage notes

    * Adjectives often applied to "experience": broad, wide, good, bad, great, amazing, horrible, terrible, pleasant, unpleasant, educational, financial, military, commercial, academic, political, industrial, sexual, romantic, religious, mystical, spiritual, psychedelic, scientific, human, magical, intense, deep, humbling, unforgettable, unique, exciting, exhilarating.

    Antonyms

    * inexperience

    Derived terms

    * experiential * experience points * experienced

    Verb

    (experienc)
  • To observe certain events; undergo a certain feeling or process; or perform certain actions that may alter one or contribute to one's knowledge, opinions, or skills.
  • Derived terms

    * experienceable

    weather

    Noun

  • The short term state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place, including the temperature, humidity, cloud cover, precipitation, wind, etc.
  • Unpleasant or destructive atmospheric conditions, and their effects.
  • Wooden garden furniture must be well oiled as it is continuously exposed to weather .
  • (nautical) The direction from which the wind is blowing; used attributively to indicate the windward side.
  • * 1851 , , Moby-Dick , ch. 3:
  • One complained of a bad cold in his head, upon which Jonah mixed him a pitch-like potion of gin and molasses, which he swore was a sovereign cure for all colds and catarrhs whatsoever, never mind of how long standing, or whether caught off the coast of Labrador, or on the weather side of an ice-island.
  • (countable, figuratively) A situation.
  • (obsolete) A storm; a tempest.
  • * Dryden
  • What gusts of weather from that gathering cloud / My thoughts presage!
  • (obsolete) A light shower of rain.
  • (Wyclif)

    Synonyms

    * (state of the atmosphere) meteorology * (windward side) weatherboard

    Derived terms

    * all-weather * CAVOK * dirty weather * fair-weather * fair-weather friend * how's the weather * macroweather * NWR * NWS * space weather * under the weather * weather balloon * weather-beaten * weather-bit * weatherboard * weather-bound * weathercast * weathercock * weather deck * weather eye * weather forecast * weather front * weather gauge * weatherise / weatherize * weather loach * weatherly * weatherman * weather map * weather pains * weatherperson * weatherproof * weather report * weather shore * weather speak * weatherstrip * weather summary * weather vane * weather-wise / weatherwise * wet-weather

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To expose to the weather, or show the effects of such exposure, or to withstand such effects.
  • * H. Miller
  • The organisms seem indestructible, while the hard matrix in which they are embedded has weathered from around them.
  • * Spenser
  • [An eagle] soaring through his wide empire of the air / To weather his broad sails.
  • (by extension) To sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against and overcome; to endure; to resist.
  • * Longfellow
  • For I can weather the roughest gale.
  • * F. W. Robertson
  • You will weather the difficulties yet.
  • (nautical) To pass to windward in a vessel, especially to beat 'round.
  • to weather''' a cape; to '''weather another ship
  • (nautical) To endure or survive an event or action without undue damage.
  • Joshua weathered a collision with a freighter near South Africa.
  • (falconry) To place (a hawk) unhooded in the open air.
  • Derived terms

    * weather the storm