fledgling vs starter what difference

what is difference between fledgling and starter

English

Alternative forms

  • fledgeling

Etymology

From fledge (prepare for flying) +‎ -ling.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɛd͡ʒ.lɪŋ/

Adjective

fledgling (not comparable)

  1. Untried or inexperienced.
    • 2011, Jay A. Gertzman, Bookleggers and Smuthounds: The Trade in Erotica, 1920-1940:
      His trenchant criticisms of the Church’s repression [] include a discussion of the considerable 1938 success of the fledgling NODL in getting magazines removed from various points of sale.
  2. Emergent or rising.

Synonyms

  • (untried): unfledged, virginal
  • (emergent): nascent, emerging

Translations

Noun

fledgling (plural fledglings)

  1. A young bird which has just developed its flight feathers (notably wings).
  2. An insect that has just fledged, i.e. undergone its final moult to become an adult or imago.
  3. (figuratively) An immature, naïve or inexperienced person.

Translations

See also

  • hatchling

References

  • fledgeling in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


English

Etymology

start +‎ -er

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈstɑːtə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈstɑɹtɚ/, [ˈstɑɹɾɚ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)tə(ɹ)

Noun

starter (plural starters)

  1. Someone who starts, or who starts something.
    • 1982, Hugh Stephenson, Claret and Chips: The Rise of the SDP (page 158)
      The most charitable view taken of them by their colleagues was that, as late starters on the journey away from their Labour past, they had not fully understood that the SDP intended to be something new and not just a Mark II Labour Party []
    1. The person who starts a race by firing a gun or waving a flag.
    2. (baseball) A starting pitcher.
    3. (golf) A person employed to take new players to the first tee at suitable intervals, and to provide them with caddies and equipment.
  2. Something that starts something.
    1. An electric motor that starts an internal combustion engine.
    2. A device that initiates the flow of high voltage electricity in a fluorescent lamp.
    3. A yeast culture used to start a fermentation process.
  3. Something with which to begin; a first property, etc.
  4. The first course of a meal, consisting of a small, usually savoury, dish.
    Synonyms: entrée, hors d’oeuvre, appetizer
    Coordinate terms: main, main course, dessert
  5. (team sports) A player in the lineup of players that a team fields at the beginning of a game.
  6. A dog that rouses game.
  7. (historical, Britain) A short length of rope formerly used for casual chastisement in the Navy.
  8. (rail transport) A railway signal controlling the starting of trains from a station or some other location, more fully called a starter signal or starting signal.

Derived terms

Translations

References

  • “starter”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.

Anagrams

  • Tarters, ratters, restart

Danish

Noun

starter c (singular definite starteren, plural indefinite startere)

  1. starter

Inflection

Noun

starter c

  1. indefinite plural of start

Verb

starter

  1. present of starte

Dutch

Etymology

From starten +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɑr.tər/
  • Hyphenation: star‧ter

Noun

starter m (plural starters, diminutive startertje n)

  1. starter, one who starts; in particular
    1. first-time home buyer
    2. start-up

French

Etymology 1

Borrowed from English starter.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /staʁ.tœʁ/

Noun

starter m (plural starters)

  1. starter (person or device)

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English start.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /staʁ.te/

Verb

starter

  1. (Canada) Synonym of démarrer
Conjugation

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from English starter.

Noun

starter m (invariable)

  1. starter (sports; car engine)

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

Noun

starter m

  1. indefinite plural of start

Etymology 2

From starte +‎ -er

Noun

starter m (definite singular starteren, indefinite plural startere, definite plural starterne)

  1. a starter (person who gives a starting signal)
  2. a starter (starter motor)
Synonyms
  • startmotor

Etymology 3

Verb

starter

  1. present tense of starte

See also

  • startar (Nynorsk)

References

  • “starter” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Romanian

Etymology

From French starter.

Noun

starter n (plural starteri)

  1. starter

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowed from English starter.

Noun

starter m (Cyrillic spelling стартер)

  1. A device that starts an engine or a machine.

Synonyms

  • anlaser

Swedish

Noun

starter

  1. indefinite plural of start

Anagrams

  • rastret, stretar

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