Cat vs. Cheetah

Cat vs. Cheetah — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Cat and Cheetah

Catnoun

A small domesticated carnivorous mammal (Felis catus), kept as a pet and as catcher of vermin, and existing in a variety of breeds.

Cheetahnoun

A long-legged, swift-running wild cat (Acinonyx jubatus) of Africa and southwest Asia, having tawny, black-spotted fur and nonretractile claws. The cheetah, the fastest animal on land, can run for short distances at about 96 kilometers (60 miles) per hour.

Catnoun

Any of various other carnivorous mammals of the family Felidae, including the lion, tiger, leopard, and lynx.

Cheetahnoun

A distinctive member (Acinonyx jubatus) of the cat family, slightly smaller than the leopard, but with proportionately longer limbs and a smaller head. It is native to Africa and also credited with being the fastest terrestrial animal.

Catnoun

(Informal) A woman who is regarded as spiteful.

Cheetahnoun

long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game

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Catnoun

A person, especially a man.

Catnoun

A player or devotee of jazz music.

Catnoun

A cat-o'-nine-tails.

Catnoun

A catfish.

Catnoun

A cathead.

Catnoun

A device for raising an anchor to the cathead.

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Catnoun

A catboat.

Catnoun

A catamaran.

Catverb

To hoist an anchor to (the cathead).

Catverb

To look for sexual partners; have an affair or affairs

"catting around with every lady in sight" (Gore Vidal).

Catnoun

An animal of the family Felidae:

Catnoun

A domesticated subspecies (Felis silvestris catus) of feline animal, commonly kept as a house pet.

Catnoun

Any similar animal of the family Felidae, which includes lions, tigers, bobcats, etc.

Catnoun

A person:

Catnoun

(offensive) A spiteful or angry woman.

Catnoun

An enthusiast or player of jazz.

Catnoun

(slang) A person (usually male).

Catnoun

(slang) A prostitute.

Catnoun

(nautical) A strong tackle used to hoist an anchor to the cathead of a ship.

Catnoun

Short form of cat-o'-nine-tails.

Catnoun

(archaic) A sturdy merchant sailing vessel now only in "catboat".

Catnoun

The game of "trap and ball" (also called "cat and dog").

Catnoun

The trap of the game of "trap and ball".

Catnoun

(archaic) The pointed piece of wood that is struck in the game of tipcat.

Catnoun

A vagina, a vulva; the female external genitalia.

Catnoun

A double tripod (for holding a plate, etc.) with six feet, of which three rest on the ground, in whatever position it is placed.

Catnoun

A catamaran.

Catnoun

(computing) A program and command in Unix that reads one or more files and directs their content to the standard output.

Catnoun

(slang) A street name of the drug methcathinone.

Catnoun

A catapult.

a carrier's bow cats

Catnoun

A catfish.

Catnoun

(slang) Any of a variety of earth-moving machines. (from their manufacturer Caterpillar Inc.)

Catnoun

A caterpillar drive vehicle (a ground vehicle which uses caterpillar tracks), especially tractors, trucks, minibuses, and snow groomers.

Catverb

To hoist (the anchor) by its ring so that it hangs at the cathead.

Catverb

To flog with a cat-o'-nine-tails.

Catverb

(slang) To vomit something.

Catverb

To apply the cat command to (one or more files).

Catverb

To dump large amounts of data on (an unprepared target) usually with no intention of browsing it carefully.

Catadjective

Terrible, disastrous.

The weather was cat, so they returned home early.

Catnoun

feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and being unable to roar; domestic cats; wildcats

Catnoun

an informal term for a youth or man;

a nice guythe guy's only doing it for some doll

Catnoun

a spiteful woman gossip;

what a cat she is!

Catnoun

the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant;

in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults

Catnoun

a whip with nine knotted cords;

British sailors feared the cat

Catnoun

a large vehicle that is driven by caterpillar tracks; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work

Catnoun

any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild

Catnoun

a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis

Catverb

beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails

Catverb

eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth;

After drinking too much, the students vomitedHe purged continuouslyThe patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night