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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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