Pile Meaning

There are 11 meaning(s) for word Pile

Pile Meaning 1 : the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave

    Example : for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction

    Synonyms : nap
Pile Meaning 2 : a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)

    Synonyms : big bucks,  big money,  bundle,  megabucks
Pile Meaning 3 : arrange in stacks

    Synonyms : heap,  stack
Pile Meaning 4 : fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)

    Synonyms : down
Pile Meaning 5 : a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure

    Synonyms : piling,  spile,  stilt
Pile Meaning 6 : (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

    Synonyms : batch,  deal,  flock,  good deal,  great deal,  hatful,  heap,  lot,  mass,  mess,  mickle,  mint,  mountain,  muckle,  passel,  peck,  plenty,  pot,  quite a little,  raft,  sight,  slew,  spate,  stack,  tidy sum,  wad
Pile Meaning 7 : a collection of objects laid on top of each other

    Synonyms : agglomerate,  cumulation,  cumulus,  heap,  mound
Pile Meaning 8 : press tightly together or cram

    Synonyms : jam,  mob,  pack,  throng
Pile Meaning 9 : a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy

    Synonyms : atomic pile,  atomic reactor,  chain reactor
Pile Meaning 10 : battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta

    Synonyms : galvanic pile,  voltaic pile
Pile Meaning 11 : place or lay as if in a pile

    Example : The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested

How to Pronounce Pile

  • paɪl