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Meat vs. Flesh

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Main Difference

The main difference between Meat and Flesh is that the Meat is a animal flesh eaten as food and Flesh is a soft substance of an animal body that consists of muscle and fat.

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  • Meat (noun)

    The flesh (muscle tissue) of an animal used as food. from 14th c.

    "A large portion of domestic meat production comes from animals raised on factory farms."

    "The homesteading teenager shot a deer to supply his family with wild meat for the winter."

  • Meat (noun)

    A type of meat, by anatomic position and provenance. from 16th c.

    "The butchery's profit rate on various meats varies greatly."

  • Meat (noun)

    Food, for animals or humans, especially solid food. See also meat and drink. from 8th c.

  • Meat (noun)

    A type of food, a dish. from 9th c.

  • Meat (noun)

    A meal. from 9th c.

  • Meat (noun)

    Any relatively thick, solid part of a fruit, nut etc. from 15th c.

    "The apple looked fine on the outside, but the meat was not very firm."

  • Meat (noun)

    A penis. from 16th c.

  • Meat (noun)

    The best or most substantial part of something. from 16th c.

    "We recruited him right from the meat of our competitor."

  • Meat (noun)

    The sweet spot of a bat or club (in cricket, golf, baseball etc.). from 20th c.

    "He hit it right on the meat of the bat."

  • Meat (noun)

    A meathead.

    "Throw it in here, meat."

  • Meat (noun)

    A totem, or a clan or clansman which uses it.

  • Flesh (noun)

    The soft tissue of the body, especially muscle and fat.

  • Flesh (noun)

    The skin of a human or animal.

  • Flesh (noun)

    Bare arms, bare legs, bare torso.

  • Flesh (noun)

    Animal tissue regarded as food; meat (but sometimes excluding fish).

  • Flesh (noun)

    The human body as a physical entity.

  • Flesh (noun)

    The mortal body of a human being, contrasted with the spirit or soul.

  • Flesh (noun)

    The evil and corrupting principle working in man.

  • Flesh (noun)

    The soft, often edible, parts of fruits or vegetables.

  • Flesh (noun)

    Tenderness of feeling; gentleness.

  • Flesh (noun)

    Kindred; stock; race.

  • Flesh (noun)

    A yellowish pink colour; the colour of some Caucasian human skin.

    "color panel|FFC090"

  • Flesh (verb)

    To bury (something, especially a weapon) in flesh.

  • Flesh (verb)

    To inure or habituate someone in or to a given practice. 16th-18th c.

  • Flesh (verb)

    To put flesh on; to fatten.

  • Flesh (verb)

    To add details.

    "The writer had to go back and flesh out the climactic scene."

  • Flesh (verb)

    To remove the flesh from the skin during the making of leather.

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  • Meat (noun)

    Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as, the meat of a lobster, a nut, or an egg.

  • Meat (noun)

    The flesh of animals used as food; esp., animal muscle; as, a breakfast of bread and fruit without meat.

  • Meat (noun)

    Dinner; the chief meal.

  • Meat

    To supply with food.

  • Flesh (noun)

    The aggregate of the muscles, fat, and other tissues which cover the framework of bones in man and other animals; especially, the muscles.

  • Flesh (noun)

    Animal food, in distinction from vegetable; meat; especially, the body of beasts and birds used as food, as distinguished from fish.

  • Flesh (noun)

    The human body, as distinguished from the soul; the corporeal person.

  • Flesh (noun)

    The human eace; mankind; humanity.

  • Flesh (noun)

    Human nature

  • Flesh (noun)

    In a bad sense, tendency to transient or physical pleasure; desire for sensual gratification; carnality.

  • Flesh (noun)

    Kindred; stock; race.

  • Flesh (noun)

    The soft, pulpy substance of fruit; also, that part of a root, fruit, and the like, which is fit to be eaten.

  • Flesh

    To feed with flesh, as an incitement to further exertion; to initiate; - from the practice of training hawks and dogs by feeding them with the first game they take, or other flesh. Hence, to use upon flesh (as a murderous weapon) so as to draw blood, especially for the first time.

  • Flesh

    To glut; to satiate; hence, to harden, to accustom.

  • Flesh

    To remove flesh, membrance, etc., from, as from hides.

Webster Dictionary
  • Meat (noun)

    the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

  • Meat (noun)

    the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone;

    "black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell"

  • Meat (noun)

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience;

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"

    "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"

    "the nub of the story"

  • Flesh (noun)

    the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat

  • Flesh (noun)

    alternative names for the body of a human being;

    "Leonardo studied the human body"

    "he has a strong physique"

    "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"

  • Flesh (noun)

    a soft moist part of a fruit

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