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English noun: tile

1. tile (artifact) a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces

Broader (hypernym)slab

Narrower (hyponym)tessera

Part meronymtile roof

2. tile (substance) a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing

Synonymsroofing tile

Broader (hypernym)roofing material

Narrower (hyponym)hip tile, hipped tile, pantile, ridge tile

Substance holonymclay

3. tile (artifact) game equipment consisting of a flat thin piece marked with characters and used in board games like Mah-Jong, Scrabble, etc.

Broader (hypernym)man, piece

English verb: tile

1. tile (contact) cover with tiles

SamplesTile the wall and the floor of the bathroom.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover

Narrower (hyponym)tessellate

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