Definition of Shingles. Meaning of Shingles. Synonyms of Shingles

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Definition of Shingles

Shingles
Shingles Shin"gles, n. [OF. cengle a girth, F. sangle, fr. L. cingulum a girdle, fr. cingere to gird. Cf. Cincture, Cingle, Surcingle.] (Med.) A kind of herpes (Herpes zoster) which spreads half way around the body like a girdle, and is usually attended with violent neuralgic pain.
Shingle
Shingle Shin"gle, n. [Prob. from Norw. singl, singling, coarse gravel, small round stones.] (Geol.) Round, water-worn, and loose gravel and pebbles, or a collection of roundish stones, such as are common on the seashore and elsewhere.
Shingle
Shingle Shin"gle, v. t. [imp. &. p. p. Shingled; p. pr. & vb. n. Shingling.] 1. To cover with shingles; as, to shingle a roof. They shingle their houses with it. --Evelyn. 2. To cut, as hair, so that the ends are evenly exposed all over the head, as shingles on a roof.
Shingle
Shingle Shin"gle, v. t. To subject to the process of shindling, as a mass of iron from the pudding furnace.

Meaning of Shingles from wikipedia

- Shingles, also known as zoster or herpes zoster, is a viral disease characterized by a painful skin rash with blisters in a localized area. Typically the...
- Roof shingles are a roof covering consisting of individual overlapping elements. These elements are typically flat, rectangular shapes laid in courses...
- zoster (shingles), a disease caused by reactivation of the varicella zoster virus (VZV), which is also responsible for chickenpox. Shingles provokes...
- Wood shingles are thin, tapered pieces of wood primarily used to cover roofs and walls of buildings to protect them from the weather. Historically shingles...
- Solar shingles, also called photovoltaic shingles, are solar panels designed to look like and function as conventional roofing materials, such as asphalt...
- over. It may also spread through contact with the blisters. Those with shingles may spread chickenpox to those who are not immune through contact with...
- Thomas Shingles (3 April 1903 – 31 May 1984) was the Master Engraver of the Royal Canadian Mint from 1943 until his retirement in 1965; he first began...
- Herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO), also known as ophthalmic zoster, is shingles involving the eye or the surrounding area. Common signs include a rash of...
- Asbestos shingles are roof or wall shingles made with asbestos cement board. They often resemble slate shingles and were m****-produced during the 20th...
- "Shingles for the Lord" is a short story written by the American author William Faulkner, first published in The Sa****ay Evening Post in 1943. The story...