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Meaning of PILE

Pronunciation:  pIl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy
  2. [n]  the yarn (as in a rug or velvet) that stands up from the weave
  3. [n]  a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
  4. [n]  battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta
  5. [n]  a collection of objects laid on top of each other
  6. [n]  informal: a large sum of money
  7. [n]  (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
  8. [v]  place or lay as if in a pile; "The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested"
  9. [v]  arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves"
  10. [v]  press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"
 

PILE is a 4 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: atomic pile, atomic reactor, batch, chain reactor, cumulus, deal, flock, galvanic pile, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, heap, heap, jam, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mob, mound, muckle, pack, peck, piling, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, spile, stack, stack, stilt, throng, tidy sum, voltaic pile, wad, whole lot, whole slew
 
 See Also: accumulation, aggregation, arrange, assemblage, battery, collection, column, compost heap, compost pile, cord, crowd, crowd together, deluge, dunghill, electric battery, flood, funeral pyre, heap up, inundation, large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, lay, midden, money, muckheap, muckhill, nuclear reactor, pile up, pillar, place, pose, position, put, pyre, reactor, rick, scrapheap, set, set up, sheath pile, sheet pile, sheet piling, shock, slagheap, stack, stack up, stockpile, thread, torrent, woodpile, yarn

 

 

Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

1. Polytechnic's Instructional Language for Educators. Similar in use to an enhanced PILOT, but structurally more like Pascal with Awk-like associative arrays (optionally stored on disk). Distributed to about 50 sites by Initial Teaching Alphabet Foundation for Apple II and CP/M.

["A Universal Computer Aided Instruction System," Henry G. Dietz & Ronald J Juels, Proc Natl Educ Computing Conf '83, pp.279-282].

2. ["PILE _ A Language for Sound Synthesis", P. Berg, Computer Music Journal 3.1, 1979].

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abscess, abundance, accumulate, accumulation, agglomeration, aggregate, aggregation, amass, amassment, angina, angina pectoris, anthill, aortic insufficiency, aortic stenosis, apoplectic stroke, architecture, arrhythmia, arteriosclerosis, assault, assemblage, assemble, assortment, atherosclerosis, atomic pile, atrial fibrillation, attack, auricular fibrillation, back, backlog, bag, bags, baluster, balustrade, banister, bank, bank up, bankroll, barrel, base, batch, bed sore, beriberi heart, bestraddle, bestride, blade, blain, bleb, blister, board, boil, bomb, boodle, bottle, box, bract, bracteole, bractlet, breeder reactor, bricks, bristle, bristles, brush, bubo, budget, building, bulla, bundle, bunion, burden, can, canker, canker sore, capillament, carbuncle, cardiac arrest, cardiac insufficiency, cardiac shock, cardiac stenosis, cardiac thrombosis, carditis, caryatid, chain reactor, chain-reacting pile, chancre, chancroid, charge, chilblain, choke, cilium, climb on, coat, cock, cold sore, collect, collection, colonnade, column, commissariat, commissary, concentration, congenital heart disease, congeries, conglomeration, considerable, construct, construction, cor biloculare, cor juvenum, cor triatriatum, cornucopia, coronary, coronary insufficiency, coronary thrombosis, cotyledon, crate, crowd in, cumulate, cumulation, dado, deal, deposit, diastolic hypertension, die, down, drift, dump, dune, edifice, eiderdown, embankment, encased heart, endocarditis, enter, erection, eschar, establishment, exaggerate, exit, extrasystole, fabric, fast pile, fatty heart, feel, felon, fester, festering, fever blister, fibroid heart, fill, finish, fistula, flag, flask-shaped heart, fleece, floral leaf, floss, flue, fluff, foliole, footstalk, fortune, freight, frond, frosted heart, fur, furnace, furuncle, furunculus, fuzz, gathering, get in, get into, get on, glomeration, glume, go aboard, go on board, gobs, good deal, good sum, grain, granular texture, great deal, gumboil, hair, hairy heart, haycock, haymow, hayrick, haystack, heap, heap up, heaps, heaps of gold, heart attack, heart block, heart condition, heart disease, heart failure, hemorrhoids, heterogeneous reactor, high blood pressure, hill, hoard, holdings, homogeneous reactor, hop in, horsehair, house, hypertension, hypertensive heart disease, intermediate pile, inventory, involucre, involucrum, ischemic heart disease, jack, jam in, jumble, jump in, jump on, kibe, knub, lade, lamina, larder, large sum, lashings, lattice, leaf, leaflet, leave, leg, lemma, lesion, ligule, lint, load, loads, loot, lot, lots, lump, mane, mass, material, materials, materiel, mess, millions, mint, mint of money, mitral insufficiency, mitral stenosis, molehill, money, mound, mount, mountain, mow, much, munitions, myocardial infarction, myocardial insufficiency, myocarditis, myovascular insufficiency, nap, needle, neutron factory, newel-post, nub, nuclear furnace, oceans, oodles, overwhelm, ox heart, pack, pack away, pack in, packaged house, packet, pale, palisade, palpitation, papula, papule, paralytic stroke, paronychia, paroxysmal tachycardia, parulis, peck, pedestal, pedicel, peduncle, peg, pelt, pericarditis, petal, petechia, picket, pier, pilaster, pile in, pile it on, pile out, pile up, piles, piling, pillar, pimple, pine needle, pit, plenitude, plenty, plethora, plinth, plush, plutonium reactor, pock, pocket, pole, polyp, post, pot, potful, power of money, power reactor, power-breeder reactor, prefab, prefabrication, premature beat, pretty penny, protuberance, provisionment, provisions, pseudoaortic insufficiency, pubescence, pubic hair, pulmonary insufficiency, pulmonary stenosis, pustule, pyramid, pyre, quantity, queen-post, quite a little, radioactive waste, raft, rafts, rations, reactor, reactor pile, repertoire, repertory, rheumatic heart disease, rick, rising, rods, roll, round heart, ruck, sack, scab, scads, sclerosis, seed leaf, sepal, setula, shaft, shag, shank, ship, shock, sight, skyscraper, slew, slews, slow pile, snowdrift, socle, soft chancre, sore, spate, spathe, spear, spile, spire, stack, stack up, stacks, staff, stake, stalk, stanchion, stand, standard, stellarator, stem, stigma, stipula, stipule, stock, stock-in-trade, stockpile, stony heart, store, stores, stow, stroke, structure, sty, subbase, superabundance, superstructure, supplies, supply, supply on hand, suppuration, surbase, surface, surface texture, swansdown, swelling, tachycardia, texture, thistledown, thousands, thrombosis, tidy sum, tons, tower, treasure, treasury, tricuspid insufficiency, tricuspid stenosis, trunk, tubercle, tumulus, turtle heart, ulcer, ulceration, upright, uranium reactor, varicose veins, varix, ventricular fibrillation, wad, wads, wale, wealth, weave, welt, wheal, whelk, whitlow, whole slew, windrow, woof, wool, wound
 

 

 

 

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