HyperDic: tile

English > 4 senses of the word tile:
NOUNartifacttilea flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber / rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
substancetile, roofing tilea thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing
artifacttilegame equipment consisting of a flat thin piece marked with characters and used in board games like Mah-Jong, Scrabble, etc.
VERBcontacttilecover with tiles / tiles
tile > pronunciation
Soundstay'l
Rhymesaisle ... worthwhile: 64 rhymes with ayl...
English > tile: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber / rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces.
Part oftile roofA roof made of fired clay tiles
NarrowertesseraA small square tile of stone or glass used in making mosaics
BroaderslabBlock consisting of a thick piece of something
Spanishalicatado, baldosa, teja
Catalanrajola
Verbstilecover with tiles / tiles
English > tile: 4 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing.
Synonymroofing tile
Narrowerhip tile, hipped tileA tile shaped so as to cover the hip of a hip roof
pantileA roofing tile with a S-shape
ridge tileA decorative tile that is bent in cross section
Broaderroofing materialbuilding material used in constructing roofs
SubstancesclayA very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
Spanishbaldosa, teja
Catalanteula
Adjectivestegularof or relating to or resembling a series of tiles
Verbstilecover with tiles / tiles
English > tile: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaninggame equipment consisting of a flat thin piece marked with characters and used in board games like Mah-Jong, Scrabble, etc..
Broaderman, piecegame equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games
English > tile: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCover with tiles / tiles.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"tile the wall and the floor of the bathroom"
Narrowertessellatetile with tesserae
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishalicatar, azulejar, embaldosar
Catalanenrajolar
Nounstilea flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber / rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
tilea thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing
tilera worker who lays tile / tile
tilingthe application of tiles to cover a surface

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