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tiles

Pronunciation

  • МФА(кључ): /taɪl/
    • (file)
  • Риме: -aɪl

Етимологија 1

Од Средњи Енглески tile, tyle, tigel, tiȝel, teȝele, од Стари Енглески tieġle, tiġle, tiġele (tile; brick), од Proto-West Germanic *tigulā, од Proto-Germanic *tigulǭ (tile), од Латински tēgula. Дублети of tegula.

Noun

tile (plural tiles)

  1. 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.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 3, in The China Governess[1]:
      Sepia Delft tiles surrounded the fireplace, their crudely drawn Biblical scenes in faded cyclamen blending with the pinkish pine, while above them, instead of a mantelshelf, there was an archway high enough to form a balcony with slender balusters and a tapestry-hung wall behind.
  2. (computing) A rectangular graphic.
    Each tile within the map consists of 256 × 256 pixels.
    Sprites and tiles that are hidden in the prototype ROM file can be recovered.
  3. Any of various flat cuboid playing pieces used in certain games, such as dominoes, Scrabble, or mahjong.
  4. (dated, informal) A stiff hat.
    • 1865, Charles Dickens, Doctor Marigold's Prescriptions, Chapter III
      Tile - Tile, a Hat.
    • 1911, Charles Collins, Fred E. Terry and E.A. Sheppard, "Any Old Iron", British Music Hall song
      Dressed in style, brand-new tile, And your father's old green tie on.
    • 1912, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World[2]:
      Thus, when old Doctor Meldrum, with his well-known curly-brimmed opera-hat, appeared upon the platform, there was such a universal query of "Where did you get that tile?" that he hurriedly removed it, and concealed it furtively under his chair.
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Bengali: টালি (ṭali)
  • Јапански: タイル (tairu)
  • Корејски: 타일 (tail)
  • Непали: टाइल (ṭāila)
  • Oriya: ଟାଇଲ୍ (ṭail)
  • Велшки: teils
Translations

Verb

tile (third-person singular simple present tiles, present participle tileing, simple past and past participle tileed)

  1. (transitive) To cover with tiles.
    • 1980, Robert M. Jones, editor, Walls and Ceilings, Time-Life Books, →ISBN, strana 38:
      Some professionals begin tiling a wall by setting a full tile in the most visually prominent corner []
    The handyman tiled the kitchen.
    White marble tiled the bathroom.
  2. (GUI) To arrange in a regular pattern, with adjoining edges (applied to tile-like objects, graphics, windows in a computer interface).
  3. (comptheory) To optimize (a loop in program code) by means of the tiling technique.
  4. (freemasonry) To seal a lodge against intrusions from unauthorised people.
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

See tiler (doorkeeper at a Masonic lodge).

Alternative forms

Verb

tile (third-person singular simple present tiles, present participle tileing, simple past and past participle tileed)

  1. To protect from the intrusion of the uninitiated.
    to tile a Masonic lodge
    tile the door

See also

Anagrams


Bambara

Noun

tìlé

  1. sun
  2. day, daytime, the heat of the day
  3. epoch, era

Derived terms


Irish

Etymology

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Noun

tile m (genitive singular tile, nominative plural tilí)

  1. (nautical, literary) board, plank (of boat)
  2. (nautical)
    1. sheets
    2. poop

Declension

Шаблон:ga-decl-m4

Derived terms

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tile thile dtile
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading

  • "tile" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “tile” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “tile” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.