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pills, plural;
  1. (of knitted fabric) Form small balls of fluff on its surface

Noun
  1. A small round mass of solid medicine to be swallowed whole

  2. A contraceptive pill
    • - she is on the pill
  3. A tedious or unpleasant person

  4. (in some sports) A humorous term for a ball


  1. something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size
  2. a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
  3. a unpleasant or tiresome person
  4. something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured; "his competitor's success was a bitter pill to take"
  5. a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
  6. A pill is a small, round, solid pharmacological oral dosage form that was in use before the advent of tablets and capsules. ...
  7. Tyrone Rivers, better known by his stage name Pill, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia.
  8. A pill, colloquially known as a bobble, is a small ball of fibres that forms on a piece of cloth from wear. Pill is also a verb for the formation of such balls."Pill." The Oxford English Dictionary. 2nd ed. 1989.
  9. The combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP), often referred to as the birth-control pill or simply "the Pill", is a birth control method that includes a combination of an estrogen (oestrogen) and a progestin (progestogen). When taken by mouth every day, these pills inhibit female fertility. ...
  10. "The Pill" is a 1975 country music song written and recorded by Loretta Lynn. It is one of her best known and most controversial songs. ...
  11. The American Fox sitcom That '70s Show ran 200 episodes and four specials across eight seasons, from August 23, 1998, to May 18, 2006, spanning the years 1976 through the end of 1979. Reruns subsequently aired on Vegas TV, ABC Family, The N (now Teennick), and FX.
  12. A small portion of a drug or drugs to be taken orally, usually of roughly cylindrical shape, often coated to prolong dissolution or ease swallowing; the pill: A combination of estrogen and progestin in pill form, which functions as a contraceptive; A comical or entertaining person; A ...
  13. (pilling) Balls of fibre formed on clothing through usage, often called pill or pills
  14. (Pilling) Occurs as a result of fibers loosened from the fabric surface to form balls of matted fiber particles.
  15. (Pilling) A condition of the carpet face (which may occur from heavy traffic) in which fibers from different tufts become entangled with one another, forming hard masses of fibers and tangled tufts. Pills may be cut off with scissors.
  16. (Pilling) fibers tendency to work loose from the fabric surface and form a balled or matted particles attached to the surface of the fabric.
  17. (pilling) formation of little balls of fibers (pills) on the surface of a fabric. Caused by abrasion in wear. Pilling is often found when producing flannel. Better quality, has less pilling.
  18. (Pilling) Cashmere is one of the finest natural fibres in the world and is very luxurious to wear. However, it requires a little more care and attention than products made from coarser wools.
  19. (Pilling) In printing, the building up or caking of ink on rollers, plate or blanket; will not transfer readily. Also, the accumulation of paper dust or coating on the blanket of offset press.
  20. (Pilling) Otherwise known as bobbling, where the cotton yarns have become detached from the weave and due to wear have gathered tiny balls on the surface edge. There are many causes for this, but it is usually due to general were and tear over long periods of time.
  21. (Pilling) Small balls of fluff.
  22. (Pilling) The tendency of a fabric, usually synthetic, to form little fuzzy balls in reaction to abrasion
  23. (Pilling) Unsightly balling of fibres on fabric surface due to friction worse on inferior fabrics
  24. (Pilling) formation of small lumps of entangled fibers on the rug/carpet surface, as a result of use
  25. (pilling) Plundering, robbing, spoilation.