Definition of Pile


  • a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy
    - atomic pile - atomic reactor - chain reactor
  • 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"
  • a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
  • battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series
    the earliest electric battery devised by Volta
    - voltaic pile - galvanic 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)
  • a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)
    "she made a bundle selling real estate"
    "they sank megabucks into their new house"
    - big bucks - big money
  • (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    "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"
    - good deal - great deal - quite a little - tidy sum
  • a collection of objects laid on top of each other


  • place or lay as if in a pile
    "The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested"
  • press tightly together or cram
    "The crowd packed the auditorium"
  • arrange in stacks
    "heap firewood around the fireplace"
    "stack your books up on the shelves"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble pile

13 unscramble word found using the letters pile.

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