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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 — 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

  • 6 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 *… …

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  • 7 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… …

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  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 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

  • 12 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

  • 13 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… …

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  • 14 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

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

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  • 16 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

  • 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 — 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

  • 19 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

  • 20 Pile — Pile, v. t. To drive piles into; to fill with piles; to strengthen with piles. [1913 Webster] {To sheet pile}, to make sheet piling in or around. See {Sheet piling}, under 2nd {Piling}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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