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Definition of pile, meaning of pile

Noun

pile

  1. A hair; hence, the fiber of wool, cotton, and the like; also, the nap when thick or heavy, as of carpeting and velvet.
    Velvet soft, or plush with shaggy pile. —Cowper
  2. A covering of hair or fur.
  3. A large stake, or piece of timber, steel section pointed and driven into the earth or drilled and cast reinforced concrete, as at the bottom of a river, or in a harbor where the ground is soft, for the support of a building, a pier, or other superstructure, or to form a cofferdam, etc.
  4. The head of an arrow or spear.
  5. One of the ordinaries or subordinaries having the form of a wedge, usually placed palewise, with the broadest end uppermost.
  6. A mass of things heaped together; a heap; as, a pile of stones; a pile of wood.
  7. A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot.
  8. A funeral pile; a pyre.
  9. A large building, or mass of buildings.
  10. A bundle of pieces of wrought iron to be worked over into bars or other shapes by rolling or hammering at a welding heat; a fagot.
  11. A vertical series of alternate disks of two dissimilar metals, as copper and zinc, laid up with disks of cloth or paper moistened with acid water between them, for producing a current of electricity; — commonly called Volta’s pile, voltaic pile, or galvanic pile.
  12. The reverse (or tails) of a coin. (Obs)
  13. A hemorrhoid (usually it is in plural)

4 letters in word "pile": E I L P.

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Words found within pile:

el lei lep li lie lip pe pi pie

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