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Bruise vs. Welt

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  • Bruise (verb)

    To strike (a person), originally with something flat or heavy, but now specifically in such a way as to discolour the skin without breaking it.

  • Bruise (verb)

    To damage the skin of (fruit), in an analogous way.

  • Bruise (verb)

    Of fruit, to gain bruises through being handled roughly.

    "Bananas bruise easily."

  • Bruise (verb)

    To become bruised.

    "I bruise easily."

  • Bruise (verb)

    To fight with the fists; to box.

  • Bruise (noun)

    A capillaries under the surface that have been damaged by a blow.

  • Bruise (noun)

    A dark mark on fruit caused by a blow to its surface.

  • Welt (verb)

    To roll; revolve

  • Welt (verb)

    To cause to have welts, to beat.

  • Welt (verb)

    To install welt (a welt or welts) to reinforce.

  • Welt (noun)

    A raised mark on the body caused by a blow; a wheal or weal.

  • Welt (noun)

    A strip of leather set into the seam between the outsole of a shoe and the upper, through which these parts are joined by stitching or stapling.

  • Welt (noun)

    A strip of material or covered cord applied to a seam or garment edge to strengthen or cover it.

  • Welt (noun)

    In steam boilers and sheet-iron work, a strip riveted upon the edges of plates that form a butt joint.

  • Welt (noun)

    In carpentry, a strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint, or an angle, to strengthen it.

  • Welt (noun)

    In machine-made stockings, a strip, or flap, of which the heel is formed.

  • Welt (noun)

    A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.

Wiktionary
  • Bruise (noun)

    an injury appearing as an area of discoloured skin on the body, caused by a blow or impact rupturing underlying blood vessels

    "his body was a mass of bruises after he had been attacked"

  • Bruise (noun)

    a mark indicating damage on a fruit, vegetable, or plant.

  • Bruise (verb)

    inflict a bruise on (someone or something)

    "a bruised knee"

  • Bruise (verb)

    be susceptible to bruising

    "potatoes bruise easily, so treat them with care"

  • Bruise (verb)

    hurt (someone's feelings)

    "she tried to bolster her bruised pride"

  • Bruise (verb)

    crush or pound (food)

    "the mix contains bruised oats"

  • Welt (noun)

    a leather rim sewn round the edge of a shoe upper to which the sole is attached.

  • Welt (noun)

    a ribbed, reinforced, or decorative border of a garment or pocket.

  • Welt (noun)

    a red, raised mark or scar; a weal.

  • Welt (noun)

    a heavy blow

    "let me give it a welt with my hammer"

  • Welt (verb)

    provide with a welt.

  • Welt (verb)

    strike (someone or something) hard and heavily

    "I could have welted him"

  • Welt (verb)

    develop a raised scar or weal

    "his lip was beginning to thicken and welt from the blow"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Bruise

    To injure, as by a blow or collision, without laceration; to contuse; as, to bruise one's finger with a hammer; to bruise the bark of a tree with a stone; to bruise an apple by letting it fall.

  • Bruise

    To break; as in a mortar; to bray, as minerals, roots, etc.; to crush.

  • Bruise (verb)

    To fight with the fists; to box.

  • Bruise (noun)

    An injury to the flesh of animals, or to plants, fruit, etc., with a blunt or heavy instrument, or by collision with some other body; a contusion; as, a bruise on the head; bruises on fruit.

  • Welt (noun)

    That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it

  • Welt (noun)

    A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.

  • Welt (noun)

    A raised ridge on the surface of the skin, produced by a blow, as from a stick or whip; a wale; a weal; as, to raise welts on the back with a whip.

  • Welt (noun)

    A blow that produces a welt{3}.

  • Welt

    To furnish with a welt; to sew or fasten a welt on; as, to welt a boot or a shoe; to welt a sleeve.

  • Welt

    To wilt.

Webster Dictionary
  • Bruise (noun)

    an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration

  • Bruise (verb)

    injure the underlying soft tissue of bone of;

    "I bruised my knee"

  • Bruise (verb)

    hurt the feelings of;

    "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"

    "This remark really bruised me ego"

  • Bruise (verb)

    break up into small pieces for food preparation;

    "bruise the berries with a wooden spoon and strain them"

  • Bruise (verb)

    damage (plant tissue) by abrasion of pressure;

    "The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them"

  • Welt (noun)

    a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions

  • Welt (noun)

    a raised or strengthened seam

  • Welt (verb)

    beat severely with a whip or rod;

    "The teacher often flogged the students"

    "The children were severely trounced"

  • Welt (verb)

    put a welt on;

    "welt the shoes"

Princeton's WordNet

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