Loam vs. Humus
Difference Between Loam and Humus
(geology) A type of soil; an earthy mixture of sand, silt and clay, with organic matter to which its fertility is chiefly due.
A large group of natural organic compounds, found in the soil, formed from the chemical and biological decomposition of plant and animal residues and from the synthetic activity of microorganisms
(metalworking) A mixture of sand, clay, and other materials, used in making moulds for large castings, often without a pattern.
alternative spelling of hummus
To cover, smear, or fill with loam.
partially decomposed organic matter; the organic component of soil
Made of loam; consisting of loam.
a thick spread made from mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; used especially as a dip for pita; originated in the Middle East
a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials