Found 3 items, similar to Pile.
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bumbun, gubal, gundukan, gunung-gunungan, membumbun, pancang, tumpuk, tumpukan
English → English
n 1: a collection of objects laid on top of each other [syn: heap
2: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent;
“a batch of letters”
; “a deal of trouble”
; “a lot of
; “he made a mint on the stock market”
; “it must
have cost plenty”
, good deal
, great deal
, quite a little
, tidy sum
, whole lot
, whole slew
3: a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit); “she
made a bundle selling real estate”
; “they sank megabucks
into their new house”
, big bucks
4: fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or
deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain
dogs) [syn: down
5: battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the
earliest electric battery devised by Volta [syn: voltaic pile
, galvanic pile
6: a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into
the ground to provide support for a structure [syn: spile
7: the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up
from the weave; “for uniform color and texture tailors cut
velvet with the pile running the same direction”
8: a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to
generate energy [syn: atomic pile
, atomic reactor
, chain reactor
v 1: arrange in stacks; “heap firewood around the fireplace”
“stack your books up on the shelves”
2: press tightly together or cram; “The crowd packed the
3: place or lay as if in a pile; “The teacher piled work on the
students until the parents protested”
English → English
, n. [L. pilum javelin. See Pile
The head of an arrow or spear. [Obs.] --Chapman.
, 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 building, a
pier, or other superstructure, or to form a cofferdam,
Note: Tubular iron piles are now much used.
2. [Cf. F. pile.] (Her.) One of the ordinaries or
subordinaries having the form of a wedge, usually placed
palewise, with the broadest end uppermost.
, a bridge of which the roadway is supported on
, a beam resting upon and connecting the heads of
, or Pile engine
, an apparatus for driving
down piles, consisting usually of a high frame, with
suitable appliances for raising to a height (by animal or
steam power, the explosion of gunpowder, etc.) a heavy
mass of iron, which falls upon the pile.
. See Lake dwelling
, under Lake
(Hydraul. Eng.), a thick plank used as a pile in
sheet piling. See Sheet piling
, under Piling
. See under Pneumatic
, one with a screw at the lower end, and sunk by
rotation aided by pressure.
, 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 soft, or plush with shaggy pile. --Cowper.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A covering of hair or fur.
, v. t.
To drive piles into; to fill with piles; to strengthen with
, to make sheet piling in or around. See
, under 2nd Piling
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Piled
; p. pr. & vb. n.
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 life.”
The labor of an age in piled stones. --Milton.
2. To cover with heaps; or in great abundance; to fill or
overfill; to load.
To pile arms To pile muskets
(Mil.), to place three guns
together so that they may stand upright, supporting each
other; to stack arms.
, 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.
2. A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot.
3. A funeral pile; a pyre. --Dryden.
4. A large building, or mass of buildings.
The pile o'erlooked the town and drew the fight.
5. (Iron Manuf.) Same as Fagot
, n., 2.
6. (Elec.) 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
, voltaic pile
, or galvanic pile
Note: The term is sometimes applied to other forms of
apparatus designed to produce a current of electricity,
or as synonymous with battery; as, for instance, to an
apparatus for generating a current of electricity by
the action of heat, usually called a thermopile.
7. [F. pile pile, an engraved die, L. pila a pillar.] The
reverse of a coin. See Reverse
Cross and pile
. See under Cross
. See under Dry