Definition of Tile. Meaning of Tile. Synonyms of Tile

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Definition of Tile

Tile
Tile Tile, n. [OE. tile, tigel, AS. tigel, tigol, fr. L. tegula, from tegere to cover. See Thatch, and cf. Tegular.] 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. (Arch.) (a) A small slab of marble or other material used for flooring. (b) A plate of metal used for roofing. 3. (Metal.) 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. [Colloq.] --Dickens. Tile drain, a drain made of tiles. Tile earth, a species of strong, clayey earth; stiff and stubborn land. [Prov. Eng.] Tile kiln, a kiln in which tiles are burnt; a tilery. Tile ore (Min.), an earthy variety of cuprite. Tile red, light red like the color of tiles or bricks. Tile tea, a kind of hard, flat brick tea. See Brick tea, under Brick.
Tile
Tile Tile, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Tiling.] 1. To cover with tiles; as, to tile a house. 2. Fig.: To cover, as if with tiles. The muscle, sinew, and vein, Which tile this house, will come again. --Donne.
Tile
Tile Tile, v. t. [See 2d Tiler.] To protect from the intrusion of the uninitiated; as, to tile a Masonic lodge.

Meaning of Tile from wikipedia

- Tiles are usually thin, square or rectangular coverings manufactured from hard-wearing material such as ceramic, stone, metal, baked clay, or even gl****...
- A tessellation or tiling is the covering of a surface, often a plane, using one or more geometric shapes, called tiles, with no overlaps and no gaps. In...
- Look up tiling in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Tiling may refer to: The physical act of laying tiles Tessellations The compiler optimization of loop...
- A Penrose tiling is an example of an aperiodic tiling. Here, a tiling is a covering of the plane by non-overlapping polygons or other shapes, and aperiodic...
- Vitrified tile is a ceramic tile with very low porosity. It is an alternative to marble and granite flooring. Vitrified tiles are often used outdoors...
- (/ˈrʌmikjuːb/) is a tile-based game for 2 to 4 players, combining elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. There are 106 tiles in the game, including...
- A weeping tile (also called a drain tile or perimeter tile) is a porous pipe used for underground water collection or discharge. When the pipe is draining...
- graphic design, Truchet tiles are square tiles decorated with patterns that are not rotationally symmetric. When placed in a square tiling of the plane, they...
- Mahjong tiles (Chinese: 麻將牌 or 麻雀牌; pinyin: májiàngpái; Cantonese Jyutping: maa4zoek3paai2; ****anese: 麻雀牌; rōmaji: mājanpai) are tiles of Chinese origin...
- Tile drainage is a form of agricultural drainage system that removes excess sub-surface water from fields to allow sufficient air space within the soil...