Definition of Tile

1. Noun. A flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces.

Generic synonyms: Slab
Specialized synonyms: Tessera
Group relationships: Tile Roof



2. Verb. Cover with tiles. "Tile the wall and the floor of the bathroom"
Generic synonyms: Cover
Specialized synonyms: Tessellate
Derivative terms: Tiler, Tiling

3. Noun. A thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing.
Exact synonyms: Roofing Tile
Terms within: Clay
Specialized synonyms: Hip Tile, Hipped Tile, Pantile, Ridge Tile
Generic synonyms: Roofing Material

4. Noun. Game equipment consisting of a flat thin piece marked with characters and used in board games like Mah-Jong, Scrabble, etc..
Generic synonyms: Man, Piece

Definition of Tile

1. v. t. To protect from the intrusion of the uninitiated; as, to tile a Masonic lodge.

2. n. A plate, or thin piece, of baked clay, used for covering the roofs of buildings, for floors, for drains, and often for ornamental mantel works.

3. v. t. To cover with tiles; as, to tile a house.

Definition of Tile

1. Noun. 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. ¹

2. Noun. (computing) A rectangular graphic. ¹

3. Noun. Any of various types of cuboid playing piece used in certain games, such as in dominoes, Scrabble, mahjong, or Rummikub. ¹

4. Verb. To cover with tiles. ¹

5. Verb. To arrange in a regular pattern, with adjoining edges (applied to tile-like objects, graphics, windows in a computer interface). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tile

1. to cover with tiles (thin slabs of baked clay) [v TILED, TILING, TILES]

Medical Definition of Tile

1. 1. To cover with tiles; as, to tile a house. 2. To cover, as if with tiles. "The muscle, sinew, and vein, Which tile this house, will come again." (Donne) Origin: Tiled; Tiling. 1. A plate, or thin piece, of baked clay, used for covering the roofs of buildings, for floors, for drains, and often for ornamental mantel works. 2. A small slab of marble or other material used for flooring. A plate of metal used for roofing. 3. A small, flat piece of dried earth or earthenware, used to cover vessels in which metals are fused. 4. A draintile. 5. A stiff hat. Tile drain, a drain made of tiles. Tile earth, a species of strong, clayey earth; stiff and stubborn land. Tile kiln, a kiln in which tiles are burnt; a tilery. Tile ore, an earthy variety of cuprite. Tile red, light red like the colour of tiles or bricks. Tile tea, a kind of hard, flat brick tea. See Brick tea, under Brick. Origin: OE. Tile, tigel, AS. Tigel, tigol, fr. L. Tegula, from tegere to cover. See Thatch, and cf. Tegular. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tile

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til death do us part
til now
til tree
tilak
tilaka
tilaks
tilapia
tilapias
tilasite
tilawa
tilburies
tilbury
tilde
tildes
tile (current term)
tile cutter
tile roof
tile saw
tile tracking
tilebased
tiled
tilefish
tilefishes
tileless
tilelike
tilemaker
tilemakers
tilemaking
tiler

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