Associations to the word «Shingle»


SHINGLE, noun. A small, thin piece of building material, often with one end thicker than the other, for laying in overlapping rows as a covering for the roof or sides of a building.
SHINGLE, noun. A rectangular piece of steel obtained by means of a shingling process involving hammering of puddled steel.
SHINGLE, noun. A small signboard designating a professional office; this may be both a physical signboard or a metaphoric term for a small production company (a production shingle).
SHINGLE, verb. (transitive) To cover with small, thin pieces of building material, with shingles.
SHINGLE, verb. (transitive) To cut, as hair, so that the ends are evenly exposed all over the head, like shingles on a roof.
SHINGLE, verb. (transitive) (industry) To hammer and squeeze material in order to expel cinder and impurities from it, as in metallurgy.
SHINGLE, verb. To lash with a shingle.
SHINGLE, noun. A punitive strap such as a belt, as used for severe spanking
SHINGLE, noun. (by extension) Any paddle used for corporal punishment
SHINGLE, noun. Small, smooth pebbles, as found on a beach.
SHINGLE OAK, noun. Quercus imbricaria, a deciduous tree of the red oaks, native primarily to the Midwestern and Upper South regions of North America, and most commonly found growing in uplands with good drainage.
SHINGLE OAKS, noun. Plural of shingle oak

Dictionary definition

SHINGLE, noun. Building material used as siding or roofing.
SHINGLE, noun. Coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel).
SHINGLE, noun. A small signboard outside the office of a lawyer or doctor, e.g..
SHINGLE, verb. Cover with shingles; "shingle a roof".

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