Peninsula vs. Spit

Peninsula vs. Spit — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Peninsula and Spit

Peninsulanoun

A piece of land that juts out from a larger land mass and is mostly surrounded by water.

Spitnoun

Saliva, especially when expectorated; spittle.

Peninsulanoun

(geography) A piece of land projecting into water from a larger land mass.

Spitnoun

The act of expectorating.

Peninsulanoun

a large mass of land projecting into a body of water

Spitnoun

Something, such as the frothy secretion of spittle bugs, that resembles spit.

Spitnoun

A brief, scattered rainfall or snowfall.

Spitnoun

(Informal) The perfect likeness

He's the spit and image of his father.

Spitnoun

A slender, pointed rod on which meat is impaled for roasting.

Spitnoun

A narrow point of land extending into a body of water.

Spitverb

To eject from the mouth

spat out the grape seeds.

Spitverb

To eject as if from the mouth

a fire spitting sparks.

Spitverb

To emit suddenly and forcefully

spat out an insult.

Spitverb

To eject matter from the mouth; expectorate.

Spitverb

To express contempt or animosity, especially by ejecting matter from the mouth.

Spitverb

To make a hissing or sputtering noise

french fries spitting in the pan.

Spitverb

To rain or snow in light, scattered drops or flakes.

Spitverb

To impale on or as if on a spit.

Spitnoun

A thin metal or wooden rod on which meat is skewered for cooking, often over a fire.

Spitnoun

A generally low, narrow, pointed, usually sandy peninsula.

Spitnoun

(uncountable) Saliva, especially when expectorated.

There was spit all over the washbasin.

Spitnoun

(countable) An instance of spitting; specifically, a light fall of rain or snow.

Spitnoun

The depth to which the blade of a spade goes into the soil when it is used for digging; a layer of soil of the depth of a spade's blade.

Spitnoun

The amount of soil that a spade holds; a spadeful.

Spitverb

(transitive) To impale on a spit; to pierce with a sharp object.

to spit a loin of veal

Spitverb

(transitive) To use a spit to cook; to attend to food that is cooking on a spit.

She’s spitting the roast in the kitchen.

Spitverb

(ambitransitive) To evacuate (saliva or another substance) from the mouth, etc.

Spitverb

(ambitransitive) To emit or expel in a manner similar to evacuating saliva from the mouth; specifically, to rain or snow slightly.

a hot pan spitting droplets of fat

Spitverb

(ambitransitive) To utter (something) violently.

Spitverb

To rap, to utter.

Spitverb

To dig (something) using a spade; also, to turn (the soil) using a plough.

Spitverb

To plant (something) using a spade.

Spitverb

To dig, to spade.

Spitnoun

a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea

Spitnoun

a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches

Spitnoun

a skewer for holding meat over a fire

Spitnoun

the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)

Spitverb

expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth;

The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer

Spitverb

utter with anger or contempt

Spitverb

rain gently;

It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick

Spitverb

drive a skewer through;

skewer the meat for the BBQ