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KK Pronunciation

〔 paIl 〕


〔 pail 〕

Overview of noun pile

The noun pile has 8 senses

  • pile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus -- (a collection of objects laid on top of each other)

  • batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad -- ((often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money")

  • pile, bundle, big bucks, megabucks, big money -- (a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit); "she made a bundle selling real estate"; "they sank megabucks into their new house")

  • down, pile -- (fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs))

  • voltaic pile, pile, galvanic pile -- (battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta)

  • pile, spile, piling, stilt -- (a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure)

  • pile, nap -- (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")

  • atomic pile, atomic reactor, pile, chain reactor -- (a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy)

Overview of verb pile

The verb pile has 3 senses

  • stack, pile, heap -- (arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves")

  • throng, mob, pack, pile, jam -- (press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium")

  • pile -- (place or lay as if in a pile; "The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested")