Definition of Tiles

1. Noun. (plural of tile) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of tile) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tiles

1. tile [v] - See also: tile

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiles

tile saw
tile tracking
tilebased
tiled
tilefish
tilefishes
tileless
tilelike
tilemaker
tilemakers
tilemaking
tiler
tileries
tilers
tilery
tiles (current term)
tileset
tilesets
tilestone
tilestones
tiletamine
tilework
tiliaceous
tilidate
tilidine
tiling
tilings
till
tillable
tillage

Literary usage of Tiles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"tiles are stone, metal or composition slabs for use in covering a roof to keep ... Such colored and glazed tiles ire used for interior walls, dados, floors, ..."

2. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... were lined with hardened and painted tiles, like the little ... many tiles making but one figure, but joined fo artificially with mortar, being made of ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"C, C, clay tiles from Olympia. D, sketch showing method of jointing at the lower edge. ... Perspective sketch showing the arrangement of tiles В ш flg. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"tiles are stone, metal or composition slabs for use in covering a roof to keep ... Such colored and glazed tiles are used for interior walls, dados, floors, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"•These tiles were all found in fragments, but have been put together with great ... Traces of the ancient manufacture of encaustic tiles have been found in ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"In almost every instance these tiles were covered with a yellowish glaze, ... These tiles were all found in fragments, but have been put together with great ..."

7. The Gentleman's Magazine (1842)
"At what time the paving of buildings with encaustic tiles was adopted is not, we believe, precisely ascertained, but there can be little doubt but they were ..."

8. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1871)
"Covering the tilo and stones in a ditch.—Straw, hay, and sods hare been unwisely recommended as я covering for tiles and stones. A more unsuitable material ..."

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