Meaning of TILE in English
[ tʌɪl ]
1》 a thin square or rectangular slab of baked clay, concrete, etc., used in overlapping rows for covering roofs.
↘a similar slab of glazed pottery or other material for covering floors or walls.
2》 a thin, flat piece used in Scrabble, mah-jong, and other games.
1》 cover with ~s.
2》 arrange (windows) on a computer screen so that they do not overlap.
on the ~s informal, chiefly Brit. having a lively night out.
OE tigele , from L. tegula , from an Indo-Eur. root meaning 'cover'.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004