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pile (n):
a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy
pile (n):
the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave
Samples
for uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction
pile (n):
a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
pile (n):
battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta
pile (n):
fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)
Related Words: down
pile (n):
a collection of objects laid on top of each other
Related Words: agglomeratecumulationcumulusheap
pile (n):
a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)
Samples
she made a bundle selling real estate.
they sank megabucks into their new house
pile (n):
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
Samples
a batch of letters.
a deal of trouble.
a lot of money.
he made a mint on the stock market.
see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
it must have cost plenty.
a slew of journalists.
a wad of money

Related Words: heapplentywad
pile (v):
place or lay as if in a pile
Samples
The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested
pile (v):
arrange in stacks
Samples
heap firewood around the fireplace.
stack your books up on the shelves

Related Words: heapstack
pile (v):
press tightly together or cram
Samples
The crowd packed the auditorium
Related Words: mobthrong
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Elması, ancak elmas keser.
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