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pile1 British & World English

A heap of things laid or lying one on top of another

pile2 British & World English

A heavy stake or post driven vertically into the bed of a river, soft ground, etc., to support the foundations of a superstructure

pile3 British & World English

The soft projecting surface of a carpet or a fabric such as velvet or flannel, consisting of many small threads

pile-up British & World English

A crash involving several vehicles

pile arms in pile1 British & World English

Place a number of rifles (usually four) with their butts on the ground and the muzzles together

pile arms British & World English

Place a number of rifles (usually four) with their butts on the ground and the muzzles together

sheet pile British & World English

A pile that is pressed or molded from sheet metal or vinyl so as to interlock with other such piles to form a retaining wall or other piling installation

slush pile British & World English

A stack of unsolicited manuscripts that have been sent to a publishing company for consideration

pile it on in pile1 British & World English

Exaggerate the seriousness of a situation for effect

pile it on British & World English

Exaggerate the seriousness of a situation for effect

pile dwelling British & World English

(In prehistoric times) a dwelling built on piles over a lake

make a pile British & World English

Make a lot of money

pile up/pile something up in pile1 British & World English

Increase or cause to increase in quantity

pile into/out of in pile1 British & World English

(Of a group of people) get into or out of (a vehicle) in a disorganized manner

pile into in pile1 British & World English

(Of a vehicle) crash into

pile Pelion on Ossa in Pelion British & World English

Add an extra difficulty to something which is already onerous

pile Pelion on Ossa British & World English

Add an extra difficulty to something which is already onerous

pile something on in pile1 British & World English

Intensify or exaggerate something for effect

shagpile British & World English

Carpet with a long, rough pile

funeral pyre British & World English

A pile of wood on which a corpse is burnt as part of a funeral ceremony

funeral pile in funeral pyre British & World English

A pile of wood on which a corpse is burnt as part of a funeral ceremony

compost heap British & World English

A pile of garden and organic kitchen refuse which decomposes to produce compost

compost pile in compost heap British & World English

A pile of garden and organic kitchen refuse which decomposes to produce compost

piledriver British & World English

A machine for driving piles into the ground

pile1 English Thesaurus

a pile of stones

pile2 English Thesaurus

a wall supported by timber piles

pile3 English Thesaurus

a carpet with a short pile

pile English-Spanish

montón m, pila f

pile-up English Thesaurus

a pile-up on the motorway

shag-pile English-Spanish

shag-pile carpet

pile driver English-Spanish

martinete m

pile in English-Spanish

meterse

pile on English-Spanish

we had to pile on more blankets

pile out English-Spanish

bajarse en tropel

pile up English-Spanish

amontonarse, acumularse

pile out of English-Spanish

bajarse en tropel de


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