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1 pile

A collection of objects laid on top of each other.

synonyms: agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus, heap, mound.

Roget 161: production, creation, construction, formation, fabrication, manufacture; building, architecture, erection, edification; coinage; diaster; organization; ... show more

Dutch: cumulatie, cumulus, pool
Polish: kopiec, kupa, sterta, stos

2 pile

often followed by `of' A large number or amount or extent.

synonyms: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess ... show more.

Roget 72: assemblage; collection, collocation, colligation; compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement; team; concourse, conflux, congregation, ... show more

Roget 800: money, legal tender; money matters, money market; finance; accounts etc. 811; funds, treasure; capital, stock; assets etc. ... show more

Dutch: bende, berg, boel, bom, bulk, bups, een groot aantal, hoop, kluit, kwak ... show more
Polish: armia, legion, tabun, zastęp

3 pile

A large sum of money (especially as pay or profit).

synonyms: big bucks, big money, bundle, megabucks.

Dutch: fortuin, kapitaal
Polish: ciężka forsa, ciężki grosz, ciężki pieniądz, drogie pieniądze

4 pile

Fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs).

synonym: down.

Roget 256: roughness etc. adj.; tooth, grain, texture, ripple; asperity, rugosity, salebrosity, corrugation, nodosity; arborescence ... show more

Dutch: baan
Polish: meszek

5 pile

Battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta.

synonyms: galvanic pile, voltaic pile.

6 pile

A column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure.

synonyms: piling, spile, stilt.

7 pile

The yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave:
— For uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction.

synonym: nap.

Polish: włos

8 pile

A nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy.

synonyms: atomic pile, atomic reactor, chain reactor.


1 pile

Arrange in stacks.

synonyms: heap, stack.

Dutch: accumuleren, cumuleren, opeenhopen

2 pile

Press tightly together or cram.

synonyms: jam, mob, pack, throng.

Roget 72: assemble [be or come together], collect, muster; meet, unite, join, rejoin; cluster, flock, swarm, surge, stream, herd, ... show more

Dutch: omstuwen

3 pile

Place or lay as if in a pile.

Moby thesaurus: abscess, abundance, accumulate, accumulation, agglomeration, aggregate, aggregation, amass, amassment, angina, angina pectoris, anthill, aortic insufficiency, aortic stenosis, apoplectic stroke, architecture, arrhythmia, arteriosclerosis, assault, assemblage ... show more.

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