Definition of Pileups

1. Noun. (plural of pileup) ¹



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Definition of Pileups

1. pileup [n] - See also: pileup

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pileups

pileless
pilement
pilements
pilenta
pilentum
pilentums
pileorhiza
pileorhizae
pileous
pileous gland
piler
pilers
piles
pileum
pileup
pileups (current term)
pileus
pilework
pileworks
pileworm
pilewort
pileworts
pilfer
pilferable
pilferage
pilferages
pilfered
pilferer
pilferers
pilferies

Literary usage of Pileups

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1. Preparing for an Uncertain Climate by Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1993)
"Similar pileups occurred elsewhere. By June 17700 barges were trapped in Greenville. By the 19th, 3900 barges were stranded in Memphis. ..."

2. Regulatory Reform in the Netherlandsby Scott H. Jacobs by Scott H. Jacobs (1999)
"... tow truck operators, because the worthy goals of clearing wrecks quickly and preventing pileups could be accomplished by less anti-competitive means. ..."

3. Mechanically Inclined: Building Grammar, Usage, and Style Into Writer's Workshopby Jeff Anderson by Jeff Anderson (2005)
"... 77, 83, 103, 104, 117, 131, 143, 182 on assembly-line writing, 132 on pronoun pileups, 104 onomatopoeia, 127 hyphens and, 158 On Writing Well (Zinsser), ..."

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