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Balm vs. Console — What's the Difference?

Balm vs. Console — What's the Difference?

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Balm

A chiefly Mediterranean perennial herb (Melissa officinalis) in the mint family, grown for its lemon-scented foliage, which is used as a seasoning or for tea. Also called lemon balm.
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Console

Comfort (someone) at a time of grief or disappointment
You can console yourself with the thought that you did your best
She tried to console him but he pushed her gently away
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Balm

Any of several related plants in the mint family, such as the bee balm and the horse balm.
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Console

A panel or unit accommodating a set of controls for electronic or mechanical equipment.
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Balm

Any of various aromatic resins exuded from several trees and shrubs, especially the balm of Gilead (Commiphora) and related plants in the family Burseraceae.
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Console

An ornamented bracket or corbel supporting a shelf or table top.
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Balm

An aromatic salve or oil.
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Console

To allay the sorrow or grief of (someone).
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Balm

A pleasing aromatic fragrance.
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Console

A central control panel for a mechanical, electrical, or electronic system.
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Balm

A soothing, healing, or comforting agent or quality.
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Console

(Computers) The keyboard and monitor, considered as a unit by which a user provides input and receives output from a central processing unit.
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Balm

Any of various aromatic resins exuded from certain plants, especially trees of the genus Commiphora of Africa, Arabia and India and Myroxylon of South America.
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Console

An instrument panel.
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Balm

A plant or tree yielding such substance.
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Console

A computer system designed to play a specific format of video game using special controllers and a separate display, such as a television.
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Balm

Any soothing oil or lotion, especially an aromatic one.
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Console

(Music) The desklike part of an organ that contains the keyboard, stops, and pedals.
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Balm

(figuratively) Something soothing.
Classical music is a sweet balm for our sorrows.
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Console

A small storage compartment mounted between bucket seats in an automobile.
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Balm

The lemon balm, Melissa officinalis
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Console

A small, freestanding cabinet, especially one housing a television or stereo equipment.
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Balm

Any of a number of other aromatic herbs with a similar citrus-like scent, such as bee balm and horse balm.
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Console

An often scroll-shaped bracket used for decoration or for supporting a projecting member, such as a cornice or shelf.
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Balm

To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal.
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Console

A console table.
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Balm

To soothe; to mitigate.
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Console

A stand-alone cabinet designed to stand on the floor; especially, one integrated with home entertainment equipment, such as a TV or stereo system.
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Balm

An aromatic plant of the genus Melissa.
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Console

A desk-like cabinet, table, or stand upon which controls, instruments, and displays are mounted.
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Balm

The resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs.
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Console

An instrument with displays and an input device that is used to monitor and control an electronic system.
Feb 10, 2022

Balm

Any fragrant ointment.
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Console

The keyboard and screen of a computer or other electronic device.
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Balm

Anything that heals or that mitigates pain.
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Console

(video games) A consumer device dedicated to playing video games, with the ability to change games.
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Balm

To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal.
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Console

(automotive) A storage tray or container mounted between the seats of an automobile.
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Balm

Any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing
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Console

(architectural element) An ornamental member jutting out of a wall to carry a superincumbent weight, often S-shaped.
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Balm

Semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
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Console

(transitive) To comfort (someone) in a time of grief, disappointment, etc.
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Console

To cheer in distress or depression; to alleviate the grief and raise the spirits of; to relieve; to comfort; to soothe.
And empty heads console with empty sound.
I am much consoled by the reflection that the religion of Christ has been attacked in vain by all the wits and philosophers, and its triumph has been complete.
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Console

A bracket whose projection is not more than half its height.
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Console

The keyboard and monitor of a computer considered together.
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Console

The controlling portion of an electrical, electronic, or mechanical device or system, from which the operator may observe the state of the system as indicated by gauges or on some form of display{n3}, and may direct or control the action of the system.
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Console

The desklike controlling unit of an organ containing the keyboard, pedals, stops, etc. by means of which the organ is played.
Feb 10, 2022

Console

A home entertainment device such as a television, radio, phonograph, CD player, or combination of these, designed as a piece of furniture, to stand on the floor rather than on a table or in a separate cabinet; - also used attributively in the phrase console model.
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Console

A small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall
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Console

A scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input device that an operator can use to monitor and control a system (especially a computer system)
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Console

An ornamental scroll-shaped bracket (especially one used to support a wall fixture);
The bust of Napoleon stood on a console
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Console

Housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television
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Console

Give moral or emotional strength to
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