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Wafer vs. Waffle

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Main Difference

The main difference between Wafer and Waffle is that the Wafer is a thin type of biscuit and Waffle is a dish made from leavened batter or dough cooked between two plates that are patterned to give a characteristic size, shape and surface impression

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  • Wafer (noun)

    A light, thin, flat biscuit/cookie.

  • Wafer (noun)

    A thin disk of consecrated unleavened bread used in communion.

  • Wafer (noun)

    A soft disk originally made of flour, and later of gelatin or a similar substance, used to seal letters, attach papers etc.

  • Wafer (noun)

    A thin disk of silicon or other semiconductor on which an electronic circuit is produced.

  • Wafer (verb)

    To seal or close with a wafer.

  • Waffle (noun)

    A flat pastry pressed with a grid pattern.

    "The brunch was waffles with strawberries and whipped cream."

  • Waffle (noun)

    A potato waffle, a savoury flat potato cake with the same kind of grid pattern.

  • Waffle (noun)

    Speech or writing that is vague, pretentious or evasive.

    "This interesting point seems to get lost a little within a lot of self-important waffle."

  • Waffle (verb)

    To smash.

  • Waffle (verb)

    To move in a side-to-side motion and descend (lose altitude) before landing. Cf wiffle, whiffle.

    "The geese waffled as they approached the water."

  • Waffle (verb)

    To speak or write vaguely and evasively.

  • Waffle (verb)

    To speak or write at length without any clear point or aim.

  • Waffle (verb)

    To vacillate.

  • Waffle (verb)

    To rotate (one's hand) back and forth in a gesture of vacillation or ambivalence.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Wafer (noun)

    A thin cake made of flour and other ingredients.

  • Wafer (noun)

    A thin cake or piece of bread (commonly unleavened, circular, and stamped with a crucifix or with the sacred monogram) used in the Eucharist, as in the Roman Catholic Church.

  • Wafer (noun)

    An adhesive disk of dried paste, made of flour, gelatin, isinglass, or the like, and coloring matter, - used in sealing letters and other documents.

  • Wafer (noun)

    Any thin but rigid plate of solid material, esp. of discoidal shape; - a term used commonly to refer to the thin slices of silicon used as starting material for the manufacture of integrated circuits.

  • Wafer

    To seal or close with a wafer.

  • Waffle (noun)

    A thin cake baked and then rolled; a wafer.

  • Waffle (noun)

    A soft indented cake cooked in a waffle iron.

Webster Dictionary
  • Wafer (noun)

    a small adhesive disk of paste; used to seal letters

  • Wafer (noun)

    a small thin crisp cake or cookie

  • Wafer (noun)

    thin disk of unleavened bread used in a religious service (especially in the celebration of the Eucharist)

  • Waffle (noun)

    pancake batter baked in a waffle iron

  • Waffle (verb)

    pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness;

    "Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"

Princeton's WordNet

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