Results for pile

Definitions of pile:

part of speech: verb transitive

To lay in a pile or heap: to collect in a mass: to heap up: to fill above the brim.

part of speech: noun

Hairy surface; nap.

part of speech: verb transitive

To throw into a heap; to collect and arrange; as, to pile bricks; accumulate or collect; as, to pile up wealth; build; drive beams into.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To drive piles into.

part of speech: verb

To collect or gather together in a heap; to accumulate; to fill above the brim or top.

part of speech: noun

A large stake or piece of timber driven into the earth to support the foundation of a building or the pier of a bridge; one side of a coin- so called from the punch used in stamping the figures; the arms side of a coin, as distinguished from the head, which was formerly marked by a cross, hence the term cross and pile, as a name for money; in her., one of the lesser ordinaries having the form of a wedge.

part of speech: noun

A hairy surface: the nap on cloth.

part of speech: noun

A roundish mass: a heap: combustibles for burning, esp. dead bodies: a large building: a heap of shot or shell: ( electricity) a form of battery.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To form a mass or heap; collect.

part of speech: noun

A large building or mass of buildings; a heap of a roundish elevated form; a heap; an accumulation.

part of speech: noun

A large beam driven into the ground to make a firm foundation; a mass or heap; as, a pile of sand; colloquially, a great quantity; a collection; a large building; nap of cloth.

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