Cat vs. Pig

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

Catnoun

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

Pignoun

Any of various mammals of the family Suidae, having short legs, hooves with two weight-bearing toes, bristly hair, and a cartilaginous snout used for digging, including the domesticated hog (Sus scrofa subsp. domestica syn. S. domesticus) and wild species such as the bushpig.

Catnoun

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

Pignoun

A domesticated hog, especially when weighing less than 54 kilograms (120 pounds).

Catnoun

(Informal) A woman who is regarded as spiteful.

Pignoun

The edible parts of one of these mammals.

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Catnoun

A person, especially a man.

Pignoun

(Informal) A person regarded as being piglike, greedy, or disgusting.

Catnoun

A player or devotee of jazz music.

Pignoun

Derogatory Slang A police officer.

Catnoun

A cat-o'-nine-tails.

Pignoun

(Slang) A member of the social or political establishment, especially one holding sexist or racist views.

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Catnoun

A catfish.

Pignoun

A crude block of metal, chiefly iron or lead, poured from a smelting furnace.

Catnoun

A cathead.

Pignoun

A mold in which such metal is cast.

Catnoun

A device for raising an anchor to the cathead.

Pignoun

Pig iron.

Catnoun

A catboat.

Pigverb

To give birth to pigs; farrow.

Catnoun

A catamaran.

Pignoun

Any of several intelligent mammalian species of the genus Sus, having cloven hooves, bristles and a nose adapted for digging; especially the domesticated animal Sus scrofa.

The man kept a pen with two pigs that he fed from carrots to cabbage.

Catverb

To hoist an anchor to (the cathead).

Pignoun

(specifically) A young swine, a piglet contrasted with a hog, an adult swine.

Catverb

To look for sexual partners; have an affair or affairs

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

Pignoun

(uncountable) The edible meat of such an animal; pork.

Some religions prohibit their adherents from eating pig.

Catnoun

An animal of the family Felidae:

Pignoun

Someone who overeats or eats rapidly and noisily.

You gluttonous pig! Now that you've eaten all the cupcakes, there will be none for the party!

Catnoun

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

Pignoun

A lecherous or sexist man.

She considered him a pig as he invariably stared at her bosom when they talked.

Catnoun

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

Pignoun

A dirty or slovenly person.

He was a pig and his apartment a pigpen; take-away containers and pizza boxes in a long, moldy stream lined his counter tops.

Catnoun

A person:

Pignoun

A police officer.

The protester shouted, “Don't give in to the pigs!” as he was arrested.

Catnoun

(offensive) A spiteful or angry woman.

Pignoun

(informal) A difficult problem.

Hrm... this one's a real pig: I've been banging my head against the wall over it for hours!

Catnoun

An enthusiast or player of jazz.

Pignoun

A block of cast metal.

The conveyor carried the pigs from the smelter to the freight cars.After the ill-advised trade, the investor was stuck with worthless options for 10,000 tons of iron pig.

Catnoun

(slang) A person (usually male).

Pignoun

The mold in which a block of metal is cast.

The pig was cracked, and molten metal was oozing from the side.

Catnoun

(slang) A prostitute.

Pignoun

(engineering) A device for cleaning or inspecting the inside of an oil or gas pipeline, or for separating different substances within the pipeline. Named for the pig-like squealing noise made by their progress.

Unfortunately, the pig sent to clear the obstruction got lodged in a tight bend, adding to the problem.

Catnoun

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

Pignoun

(derogatory) A person who is obese to the extent of resembling a pig (the animal).

Catnoun

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

Pignoun

The general-purpose M60 machine gun, considered to be heavy and bulky.

Unfortunately, the M60 is about twenty-four pounds and is very unbalanced. You try carrying the pig around the jungle and see how you feel.

Catnoun

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

Pignoun

(uncountable) A simple dice game in which players roll the dice as many times as they like, either accumulating a greater score or losing previous points gained.

Catnoun

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

Pignoun

(Scottish) earthenware, or an earthenware shard

Catnoun

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

Pignoun

An earthenware hot-water jar to warm a bed; a stone bed warmer

Catnoun

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

Pigverb

(of swine) to give birth.

The black sow pigged at seven this morning.

Catnoun

A vagina, a vulva; the female external genitalia.

Pigverb

(intransitive) To greedily consume (especially food).

They were pigging on the free food at the bar.

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.

Pigverb

(intransitive) To huddle or lie together like pigs, in one bed.

Catnoun

A catamaran.

Pigverb

To clean (a pipeline) using a pig the device.

Catnoun

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

Pignoun

domestic swine

Catnoun

(slang) A street name of the drug methcathinone.

Pignoun

a coarse obnoxious person

Catnoun

A catapult.

a carrier's bow cats

Pignoun

a person regarded as greedy and pig-like

Catnoun

A catfish.

Pignoun

uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

Catnoun

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

Pignoun

mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast

Catnoun

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

Pignoun

a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace

Catverb

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

Pigverb

live like a pig, in squalor

Catverb

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

Pigverb

eat greedily;

he devoured three sandwiches

Catverb

(slang) To vomit something.

Pigverb

give birth;

sows farrow

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