Pantile
Pantile Pan"tile`, n. [5th pan + tile.] (Arch.) A roofing tile, of peculiar form, having a transverse section resembling an elongated S laid on its side (?). [1913 Webster]

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  • Pantile — may refer to: *A type of roof tile *The Pantiles, an area of Tunbridge Wells in Kent, England …   Wikipedia

  • pantile — ► NOUN ▪ a roof tile curved to form an S shaped section, fitted to overlap its neighbour. ORIGIN from PAN(Cf. ↑pan) + TILE(Cf. ↑tiler) …   English terms dictionary

  • pantile — [pan′tīl΄] n. [ PAN1 + TILE] a roofing tile having an S curve, laid with the large curve of one tile overlapping the small curve of the next …   English World dictionary

  • pantile — noun Etymology: 1pan Date: 1640 1. a roofing tile whose cross section is an ogee curve 2. a roofing tile of which the cross section is an arc of a circle and which is laid with alternate convex and concave surfaces uppermost • pantiled adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pantile — /pan tuyl /, n. 1. a roofing tile straight in its length but curved in its width to overlap the next tile. 2. a tapered, semicylindrical roofing tile laid either convex side up to overlap flanking similar tiles laid concave side up or vice versa …   Universalium

  • pantile — noun A type of interlocking roof tile with a rounded under and over, giving it the shape of a elongated S shape …   Wiktionary

  • pantile — pan|tile [ˈpæntaıl] n [C usually plural] BrE [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Because it is curved, like a pan with its handle seen from the side] a curved ↑tile used for covering a roof …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pantile — pan·tile || pæntaɪl n. roof tile in the shape of an S …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pantile — [ pantʌɪl] noun a roof tile curved to form an S shaped section, fitted to overlap its neighbour. Derivatives pantiled adjective Origin C17: from pan1 + tile …   English new terms dictionary

  • pantile — noun (countable usually plural) a curved roof tile …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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