heaped pile

  • 1 Pile — Pile, n. [F. pile, L. pila a pillar, a pier or mole of stone. Cf. {Pillar}.] 1. A mass of things heaped together; a heap; as, a pile of stones; a pile of wood. [1913 Webster] 2. A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot. [1913 Webster] 3. A… …

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  • 2 pile — pile1 [pīl] n. [ME < MFr < L pila, pillar] 1. a mass of things heaped together; heap 2. a heap of wood or other combustible material on which a corpse or sacrifice is burned 3. a large building or group of buildings 4. Informal a) a large… …

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  • 3 heaped — [[t]hi͟ːpt[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n A heaped spoonful has the contents of the spoon piled up above the edge. Add one heaped tablespoon of salt. 2) ADJ: v link ADJ with n A container or a surface that is heaped with things has a lot of them in it or on… …

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  • 4 heaped — UK [hiːpt] / US [hɪpt] adjective British 1) a heaped spoon is completely full Add a heaped tablespoon of sugar. 2) filled or covered with a lot of something in a high pile heaped bowls of fruit a plate heaped with spaghetti …

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  • 5 pile — {{11}}pile (n.1) mass, heap, early 15c., pillar, pier of a bridge, from L. pila stone barrier. Sense development in Latin from pier, harbor wall of stones, to something heaped up. In English, sense of heap of things is attested from mid 15c. (the …

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  • 6 heaped — [hiːpt] adj British 1) a heaped spoon is completely full 2) filled or covered with a lot of something in a high pile a plate heaped with spaghetti[/ex] …

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  • 7 pile — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, dart, quill, pole driven into the ground, from Old English pīl, from Latin pilum javelin Date: 12th century 1. a long slender column usually of timber, steel, or reinforced concrete driven into the ground to… …

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  • 8 Heaped — Heap Heap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heaped} (h[=e]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Heaping}.] [AS. he[ a]pian.] 1. To collect in great quantity; to amass; to lay up; to accumulate; usually with up; as, to heap up treasures. [1913 Webster] Though he heap up… …

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  • 9 heaped — hɪːp n. pile, mound; special area of memory which is used to store important resources (Computers) v. pile up; fill full …

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  • 10 pile up — collect, accumulate; be heaped up …

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  • 11 Cross and pile — Pile Pile, n. [F. pile, L. pila a pillar, a pier or mole of stone. Cf. {Pillar}.] 1. A mass of things heaped together; a heap; as, a pile of stones; a pile of wood. [1913 Webster] 2. A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

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  • 12 Dry pile — Pile Pile, n. [F. pile, L. pila a pillar, a pier or mole of stone. Cf. {Pillar}.] 1. A mass of things heaped together; a heap; as, a pile of stones; a pile of wood. [1913 Webster] 2. A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

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  • 13 galvanic pile — Pile Pile, n. [F. pile, L. pila a pillar, a pier or mole of stone. Cf. {Pillar}.] 1. A mass of things heaped together; a heap; as, a pile of stones; a pile of wood. [1913 Webster] 2. A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

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  • 14 voltaic pile — Pile Pile, n. [F. pile, L. pila a pillar, a pier or mole of stone. Cf. {Pillar}.] 1. A mass of things heaped together; a heap; as, a pile of stones; a pile of wood. [1913 Webster] 2. A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

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  • 15 Volta's pile — Pile Pile, n. [F. pile, L. pila a pillar, a pier or mole of stone. Cf. {Pillar}.] 1. A mass of things heaped together; a heap; as, a pile of stones; a pile of wood. [1913 Webster] 2. A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot. [1913 Webster] 3.… …

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  • 16 compost pile — noun a heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost • Syn: ↑compost heap • Hypernyms: ↑pile, ↑heap, ↑mound, ↑agglomerate, ↑cumulation, ↑cumulus * * * …

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  • 17 Mound — For other uses, see Mound (disambiguation). Grave Creek Mound, in Moundsville, West Virginia A mound is a general term for an artificial heaped pile of earth, gravel, sand, rocks, or debris …

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  • 19 drift — I. n. 1. Course, bearing, direction. 2. Aim, purpose, intention, intent, proposal, design, scope, tendency, object, mark. 3. (Geol.) Diluvium, diluvial formations. 4. (Mining.) Passage (under ground, between shafts). 5. Sw …

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  • 20 Siege of Drogheda — (1649) Part of the Irish Confederate Wars Date 3–11 September 1649 Location Drogheda, eastern Ireland Result …

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