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Engelsk navneord: pile

1. pile (om gruppe) a collection of objects laid on top of each other

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus, heap, mound

Mindre specifikke termeraccumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

Mere specifikke termercompost heap, compost pile, dunghill, funeral pyre, midden, muckheap, muckhill, pyre, scrapheap, shock, slagheap, stack, stockpile, woodpile

2. pile (om mængde el. mål) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad

Mindre specifikke termerlarge indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Mere specifikke termerdeluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent

3. pile (om forhold) a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe made a bundle selling real estate.
They sank megabucks into their new house.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)big bucks, big money, bundle, megabucks

Mindre specifikke termermoney

Overordnet anvendelseargot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

4. pile (i anatomi) fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)down

Mindre specifikke termerhair

Mere specifikke termerlanugo

5. pile (om genstand) battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)galvanic pile, voltaic pile

Mindre specifikke termerbattery, electric battery

6. pile (om genstand) a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)piling, spile, stilt

Mindre specifikke termercolumn, pillar

Mere specifikke termersheath pile, sheet pile, sheet piling

7. pile (om genstand) the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFor uniform color and texture tailors cut velvet with the pile running the same direction.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)nap

Mindre specifikke termerthread, yarn

8. pile (om genstand) a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)atomic pile, atomic reactor, chain reactor

Mindre specifikke termernuclear reactor, reactor

Engelsk udsagnsord: pile

1. pile (om relation) arrange in stacks

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHeap firewood around the fireplace.
Stack your books up on the shelves.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey pile their rifles on the cabinet

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)heap, stack

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerarrange, set up

Mere specifikke termercord, rick

2. pile (om bevægelse) press tightly together or cram

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe crowd packed the auditorium.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)jam, mob, pack, throng

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termercrowd, crowd together

3. pile (om relation) place or lay as if in a pile

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerlay, place, pose, position, put, set

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