Associations to the word «Tile»

Wiktionary

TILE, noun. A regularly-shaped slab of clay or other material, affixed to cover or decorate a surface, as in a roof-tile, glazed tile, stove tile, carpet tile etc.
TILE, noun. (computing)   A rectangular graphic.
TILE, noun. Any of various types of cuboid playing piece used in certain games, such as in dominoes, Scrabble, or mahjong.
TILE, noun. (dated)   A stiff hat.
TILE, verb. To cover with tiles.
TILE, verb. (computing) To arrange in a regular pattern, with adjoining edges (applied to tile-like objects, graphics, windows in a computer interface).
TILE, verb. To protect from the intrusion of the uninitiated.
TILE ORE, noun. An earthy variety of cuprite.
TILE SAW, noun. A saw designed to cut ceramic tiles.
TILE TRACKING, noun. (Scrabble) The act of keeping track of which letters have been played, usually by crossing them off a printed list.

Dictionary definition

TILE, noun. A flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces.
TILE, noun. A thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing.
TILE, noun. Game equipment consisting of a flat thin piece marked with characters and used in board games like Mah-Jong, Scrabble, etc..
TILE, verb. Cover with tiles; "tile the wall and the floor of the bathroom".

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