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  • 1 pile — pile …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 pilé — pilé …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 3 pile — 1. (pi l ) s. f. 1°   Amas de choses placées les unes sur les autres. •   Leurs débris sont couverts d une pile de morts, MAIRET Mort d Asdrub. I, 3. •   Ils [la famille de M. le Prince] eurent tant de peur qu on ne s excusât faute de manteaux,… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 4 Pile — Pile, n. [F. pile, L. pila a pillar, a pier or mole of stone. Cf. {Pillar}.] 1. A mass of things heaped together; a heap; as, a pile of stones; a pile of wood. [1913 Webster] 2. A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot. [1913 Webster] 3. A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Pile — The yarn which forms the face of fabrics such as velvets, velveteens, terry, etc. There are several varieties, viz., warp pile, weft pile, and knotted pile, and cut, loop or curl pile. Warp Pile is formed by an extra warp additional to and much… …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 6 Pile — Pile, n. [AS. p[=i]l arrow, stake, L. pilum javelin; but cf. also L. pila pillar.] 1. A large stake, or piece of timber, pointed and driven into the earth, as at the bottom of a river, or in a harbor where the ground is soft, for the support of a …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Pile — may refer to:*Pile foundation, type of deep foundation *Pile (textile), fabric with raised surface made of upright loops or strands of yarn ** Carpet pile * Nuclear pile, early term for a nuclear reactor, typically one constructed of graphite *… …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 Pile — ist der Name mehrerer Personen: Frederick Alfred Pile (1884–1976), britischer General im zweiten Weltkrieg William Anderson Pile (1829–1889), US amerikanischer General und Politiker Pile bezeichnet außerdem: Chicago Pile, den ersten Kernreaktor… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 9 pile — Ⅰ. pile UK US /paɪl/ noun [C] ► a large amount of something: »a pile of cash/money »consumers with piles of credit card debt » I have piles of paperwork to finish. ● at the bottom/top of the pile Cf. at the top of the pile → See also …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 pile — Ⅰ. pile [1] ► NOUN 1) a heap of things laid or lying one on top of another. 2) informal a large amount. 3) a large imposing building. ► VERB 1) place (things) one on top of the other. 2) ( …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 pile on — ● pile * * * pile on [phrasal verb] 1 pile on (something) : to put a large amount of (something) on something or someone He piled on the gravy. The teacher punished the class by piling on more work. [=the teacher punished the class by giving them …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 Pile — Pile, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Piled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Piling}.] 1. To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; often with up; as, to pile up wood. Hills piled on hills. Dryden. Life piled on… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 pile — pile1 [pīl] n. [ME < MFr < L pila, pillar] 1. a mass of things heaped together; heap 2. a heap of wood or other combustible material on which a corpse or sacrifice is burned 3. a large building or group of buildings 4. Informal a) a large… …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 pile|up — pile up or pile|up «PYL UHP», noun. 1. the act or fact of piling up; accumulation: »a pile up of airplanes waiting to land, a pile up of boxes at the bottom of the stairs. 2. a massive collision, especially of vehicles: »a pile up of cars, the… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 pile — pȉle sr <G ta, zb. pȉlād> DEFINICIJA mladunče kokoši (rjeđe drugih ptica) FRAZEOLOGIJA zaplesti se kao pile u kučine upasti, ući u nešto iz čega nema izlaza ili za što se ne vidi rješenje ONOMASTIKA pr. (nadimačka, moguće preklapanje s reg …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 16 pile in — ˌpile ˈin [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they pile in he/she/it piles in present participle piling in past tense …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 pile up — {v. phr.} 1. To grow into a big heap. * /He didn t go into his office for three days and his work kept piling up./ 2. To run aground. * /Boats often pile up on the rocks in the shallow water./ 3. To crash. * /One car made a sudden stop and the… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 18 pile up — {v. phr.} 1. To grow into a big heap. * /He didn t go into his office for three days and his work kept piling up./ 2. To run aground. * /Boats often pile up on the rocks in the shallow water./ 3. To crash. * /One car made a sudden stop and the… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 19 Pile — Pile, n. [L. pilum javelin. See {Pile} a stake.] The head of an arrow or spear. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Pile — Pile, n. [L. pilus hair. Cf. {Peruke}.] 1. A hair; hence, the fiber of wool, cotton, and the like; also, the nap when thick or heavy, as of carpeting and velvet. [1913 Webster] Velvet soft, or plush with shaggy pile. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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