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Verb
/tīl/,
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tiles, plural;
  1. Cover (something) with tiles
    • - the lobby was tiled in blue
  2. Arrange (two or more windows) on a computer screen so that they do not overlap

Noun
  1. A thin rectangular slab of baked clay, concrete, or other material, used in overlapping rows for covering roofs

  2. A thin square slab of glazed ceramic, cork, linoleum, or other material for covering floors, walls, or other surfaces

  3. A thin, flat piece used in Scrabble, mah-jongg, and certain other games

  4. A plane shape used in tiling


  1. a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
  2. cover with tiles; "tile the wall and the floor of the bathroom"
  3. a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing
  4. game equipment consisting of a flat thin piece marked with characters and used in board games like Mah-Jong, Scrabble, etc.
  5. (tiled) covered or furnished with tiles; "baths with tiled walls"; "a tiled kitchen"
  6. (tiling) the application of tiles to cover a surface
  7. A tile is a manufactured piece of hard-wearing material such as ceramic, stone, metal, or even glass. Tiles are generally used for covering roofs, floors, walls, showers, or other objects such as tabletops. ...
  8. A tile-based game is a game that uses tiles as one of the fundamental elements of play. Traditional tile-based games use small tiles as playing pieces for gambling or entertainment games. ...
  9. (Tiles (band)) Tiles is a progressive rock band from Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  10. (Tiling (crater)) Tiling is a small, undistinguished crater on the far side of the Moon. It is located just over one crater diameter to the north-northeast of the prominent crater Fizeau. The outer rim of Tiling is worn and rounded, with a small craterlet along the western edge. ...
  11. (Tiling (mathematics)) A tessellation or tiling of the plane is a collection of plane figures that fills the plane with no overlaps and no gaps. One may also speak of tessellations of parts of the plane or of other surfaces. Generalizations to higher dimensions are also possible. ...
  12. A regularly-shaped slab of clay or other material, affixed to cover or decorate a surface, as in a roof-tile, glazed tile, stove tile, etc; A rectangular graphic; Any of various types of cuboid playing piece used in certain games, such as in dominoes, Scrabble, mahjong, or Rummikub; To cover ...
  13. (tilian) to obtain; to strive
  14. (TILES) Unglazed, fired, quarry clay tiles used in arrangements of one or more layers on an oven rack or grill for use as an alternative to pizza stones for baking pizzas. ...
  15. (Tiles) A weekly math activity done by most classes.  It involves 10 squares marked with the numbers 0-9 (tiles) and worksheets with math problems that have blank spaces.  The children figure out where to place the tiles to make all the problems work out correctly. ...
  16. (Tiles) Also called "bones", "men" and "bricks". The term "rocks" is used in the Southwestern United States. The term "stones" is used in Italy. The term "boxes" is used in Spanish speaking countries. ...
  17. (Tiles) Small, individual boards that may be pieced together or used independently to form a single or multiple playing areas.
  18. (Tiles) Textured patterns or rows of repeated patterns in the background of Web pages.
  19. (Tiles) The small tile pieces used in mosaics are called by the Latin word “tesserae” (single = tessera). Tesserae were originally formed from natural stone or marble, but may be made of vitreous glass, ceramic material, “smalti” , semi precious stone, metals and many other materials. ...
  20. (Tiles) are generally square and indicate you limit yourself in some way. For example, black and white tiles in a bathroom ask you to eliminate (bathroom) your black and white attitude as this can affect your health (colon) and your openness to new ideas.
  21. (Tiles) paving slabs are also sometimes referred to as tiles, or landscape tiles.
  22. (Tilian) he is mutated from cobra, crocodile, gecko, chameleon and Axel's DNA, first appears in the first episode of season 2 by tracking down Axel. He was defeated by Axel and he fell down a rock face under Mr. Lee's mansion. Mr. ...
  23. (Tiling (tile)) Refers to printing a page layout in sections with overlapping edges so that the individual pieces can be pasted together.
  24. (Tiling) Artificial drainage of agricultural fields by buried clay or plastic pipes that empty into ditches, streams, or rivers.
  25. (Tiling) Positioning that causes an image to fill the space with multiple copies of the same image.