LCD vs. LED

Difference Between LCD And LED LCD stands for Liquid Crystal Display. LCD screens of television, computers, cellular phones and some watches are very popular these days. The main advantage of the LCD technology is in the pictures. One of the important features of LCD is that the light source is external. The LCD screen is […]

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Ceramic vs. Porcelain

Difference Between Ceramic And Porcelain Porcelain is a particular type of pottery which consists of a mixture of materials such as kaolin and feldspar. The ceramic is also composed of several elements such as clay, sodium and potassium, silica sand, iron oxides, alumina and quartz. What makes the difference between the two is the change […]

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Pressure Vs. Stress

Difference Between Pressure and Stress Pressure Pressure, stress measured in terms of force per unit area. A given force may generate high or low pressure, depending on the area over which it is applied. For example, if a total force of 100 pounds were to be distributed evenly over an area of 100 square inches, […]

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Ceramics vs. Warm Superconductors

Difference Between Ceramics And Warm Superconductors Ceramics are no longer made exclusively from combinations of clays and other raw materials, such as feldspar, bauxite, talc, and silica. Modern or “advanced” ceramics are fashioned from complex chemical compounds fused together in ovens or kilns at temperatures that can exceed 3,000° F (1,600° C). The combinations of […]

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Wine Vs. Whisky

Difference Beyween Wine and Whisky Wine, the fermented juice of the grape. The word wine comes from the Latin vinum, akin to Greek oinos, which means grape wine and, in a larger sense, the fermented juice of other fruits. The French, who make the greatest wines on earth, in 1905 passed a law that said: […]

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Green Algae vs. Brown Algae

Difference Between Green Algae And Brown Algae Green Algae The common pond scum Spirogyra, sea lettuce (Ulva), and Volvox are just some of the 7,000 species of green algae that make up the phylum Chlorophyta. The close resemblance of green algae and true plants is no coincidence. Scientists have little doubt that the first plants […]

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Fishing Vs. Fish Farming

Difference Between Fishing And Fish Farming For many thousands of years, fish and shellfish have been an important part of the human diet. They are an excellent source of protein and an important source of vitamins A and D. In addition to their use as human food, fish and shellfish are ground up to produce […]

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Rafters Vs.Trusses

Difference Between Rafters And Trusses Both these terms trusses and rafters stand for materials that sustain the roof.  While both these substances are triangular shaped rafters have inclined external beams meant for support and there is an internal network of even more triangular structures inside the main framework in case of trusses. Due to this […]

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Hardwood vs. Softwood

Difference Between Hardwood and Softwood   The kind of wood specifically taken from trees considered angiosperms have been termed as hardwood. This broad leaved wood is often temperate. The term ‘hardwood’ however, does not necessarily mean that all kinds of hardwood are hard; some are soft as well. Hardness varies depending on wood density and […]

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Laminate vs. Hardwood Flooring

Difference Between Laminate and Hardwood Flooring Angiosperm trees are a source of a kind of wood called hardwood. These days, this kind of wood is a popular choice in flooring. Hardwood flooring can be purchases in different colors, shapes and designs to add elegance to any room. Being a completely natural product, hardwood does not […]

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