Meaning of TILE in English

TILE

(~s, tiling, ~d)

1.

Tiles are flat, square pieces of baked clay, carpet, cork, or other substance, which are fixed as a covering onto a floor or wall.

Amy’s shoes squeaked on the ~s as she walked down the corridor...

The cabins had linoleum ~ floors.

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2.

Tiles are flat pieces of baked clay which are used for covering roofs.

...a fine building, with a neat little porch and ornamental ~s on the roof.

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3.

When someone ~s a surface such as a roof or floor, they cover it with ~s.

He wants to ~ the bathroom...

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4.

see also tiling

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