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Mole vs. Mule — What's the Difference?

Mole vs. Mule — What's the Difference?

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Mole

To form holes in, as a mole; to burrow; to excavate; as, to mole the earth.
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Mule

A mule is the offspring of a male donkey (jack) and a female horse (mare). Horses and donkeys are different species, with different numbers of chromosomes.
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Mole

To clear of molehills.
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Mule

The sterile hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse, characterized by long ears and a short mane.
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Mole

A small burrowing mammal with dark velvety fur, a long muzzle, and very small eyes, feeding mainly on worms, grubs, and other invertebrates.
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Mule

A sterile hybrid, as between a canary and other birds or between certain plants.
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Mole

A spy who gradually achieves an important position within the security defences of a country
A well-placed mole was feeding them the names of operatives
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Mule

(Informal) A stubborn person.
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Mole

A small, often slightly raised blemish on the skin made dark by a high concentration of melanin
A mole on her arm had not been there at the beginning of the summer
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Mule

A spinning machine that makes thread or yarn from fibers. Also called spinning mule.
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Mole

A large solid structure on a shore serving as a pier, breakwater, or causeway.
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Mule

A small, usually electric tractor or locomotive used for hauling over short distances.
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Mole

The SI unit of amount of substance, equal to the quantity containing as many elementary units as there are atoms in 0.012 kg of carbon-12.
Mar 12, 2022

Mule

(Slang) A person who serves as a courier of illegal drugs.
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Mole

An abnormal mass of tissue in the uterus.
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Mule

A backless slipper or shoe, often with a closed toe.
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Mole

A highly spiced Mexican sauce made chiefly from chilli peppers and chocolate, served with meat.
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Mule

The generally sterile male or female hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse.
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Mole

A skin lesion, commonly a nevus, that is typically raised and discolored.
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Mule

The generally sterile hybrid offspring of any two species of animals.
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Mole

Any of various small insectivorous mammals of the family Talpidae of North America and Eurasia, usually living underground and having a thickset body with light brown to dark gray silky fur, strong forefeet for burrowing, and often rudimentary eyes.
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Mule

A hybrid plant.
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Mole

A machine that bores through hard surfaces, used especially for tunneling through rock.
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Mule

(informal) A stubborn person.
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Mole

A spy who operates from within an organization, especially a double agent operating against that agent's own government from within its intelligence establishment.
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Mule

(slang) A person paid to smuggle drugs.
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Mole

A massive, usually stone wall constructed in the sea, used as a breakwater and built to enclose or protect an anchorage or a harbor.
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Mule

A coin or medal minted with obverse and reverse designs not normally seen on the same piece, either intentionally or in error.
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Mole

The anchorage or harbor enclosed by a mole.
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Mule

(RPG) A MMORPG character, or NPC companion in a tabletop RPG, used mainly to store extra inventory for the owner's primary character.
Mar 12, 2022

Mole

A fleshy abnormal mass formed in the uterus by the degeneration or abortive development of an ovum.
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Mule

Any of a group of cocktails involving ginger ale or ginger beer, citrus juice, and various liquors.
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Mole

In the International System, the base unit used in representing an amount of a substance, equal to the amount of that substance that contains as many atoms, molecules, ions, or other elementary units as the number of atoms in 0.012 kilogram of carbon-12. The number is 6.0221 × 1023, or Avogadro's number. See Table at measurement.
Mar 12, 2022

Mule

(sailing) A kind of triangular sail for a yacht.
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Mole

A pigmented spot on the skin, a naevus, slightly raised, and sometimes hairy.
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Mule

A kind of cotton-spinning machine.
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Mole

Any of several small, burrowing insectivores of the family Talpidae; also any of southern African mammals in the family Chrysochloridae (golden moles) and any of several Australian mammals in the family Notoryctidae (marsupial moles), similar to but not closely related to Talpidae moles
Mar 12, 2022

Mule

A shoe that has no fitting or strap around the heel, but which covers the foot.
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Mole

Any of the burrowing rodents also called mole-rats.
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Mule

To smuggle (illegal drugs).
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Mole

(espionage) An internal spy, a person who involves himself or herself with an enemy organisation, especially an intelligence or governmental organisation, to determine and betray its secrets from within.
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Mule

A hybrid animal; specifically, one generated between an ass and a mare. Sometimes the term is applied to the offspring of a horse and a she-ass, but that hybrid is more properly termed a hinny. See Hinny.
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Mole

A kind of self-propelled excavator used to form underground drains, or to clear underground pipelines
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Mule

A plant or vegetable produced by impregnating the pistil of one species with the pollen or fecundating dust of another; - called also hybrid.
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Mole

A type of underground drain used in farm fields, in which a mole plow creates an unlined channel through clay subsoil.
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Mule

A very stubborn person.
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Mole

A moll, a bitch, a slut.
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Mule

A machine, used in factories, for spinning cotton, wool, etc., into yarn or thread and winding it into cops; - called also jenny and mule-jenny.
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Mole

(nautical) A massive structure, usually of stone, used as a pier, breakwater or junction between places separated by water.
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Mule

A slipper that has no fitting around the heel.
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Mole

(rare) A haven or harbour, protected with such a breakwater.
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Mule

Sterile offspring of a male donkey and a female horse
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Mole

(historical) An Ancient Roman mausoleum.
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Mule

A slipper that has no fitting around the heel
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Mole

In the International System of Units, the base unit of amount of substance; the amount of substance of a system which contains exactly 6.02214076×1023 elementary entities (atoms, ions, molecules, etc.). Symbol: mol. The number of atoms is known as Avogadro’s number. from 1897
Mar 12, 2022

Mole

A hemorrhagic mass of tissue in the uterus caused by a dead ovum.
Mar 12, 2022

Mole

One of several spicy sauces typical of the cuisine of Mexico and neighboring Central America, especially a sauce which contains chocolate and which is used in cooking main dishes, not desserts.
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Mole

A spot; a stain; a mark which discolors or disfigures.
Mar 12, 2022

Mole

A spot, mark, or small permanent protuberance on the human body; esp., a spot which is dark-colored, from which commonly issue one or more hairs.
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Mole

A mass of fleshy or other more or less solid matter generated in the uterus.
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Mole

A mound or massive work formed of masonry or large stones, etc., laid in the sea, often extended either in a right line or an arc of a circle before a port which it serves to defend from the violence of the waves, thus protecting ships in a harbor; also, sometimes, the harbor itself.
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Mole

Any insectivore of the family Talpidæ. They have minute eyes and ears, soft fur, and very large and strong fore feet.
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Mole

A plow of peculiar construction, for forming underground drains.
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Mole

A spy who lives for years an apparently normal life (to establish a cover) before beginning his spying activities.
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Mole

A quantity of a substance equal to the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; a gram molecule; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the System International d'Unites; as, he added two moles of sodium chloride to the medium.
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Mole

The molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
Mar 12, 2022

Mole

A spy who works against enemy espionage
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Mole

Spicy sauce often containing chocolate
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Mole

A small congenital pigmented spot on the skin
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Mole

A protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
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Mole

Small velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet
Mar 12, 2022

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