English version

tile in Construction topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtiletile1 /taɪl/ ●●○ S3 noun  1 tiles.jpg [countable]TBC a flat square piece of baked clay or other material, used for covering walls, floors etc bathroom tiles2 [countable]TBC a thin curved piece of baked clay used for covering roofs3 on the tiles
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tileIt was hot outdoors but the large, dark, stone and tile room was cool.But eventually he found one that was almost empty with tall arch windows and broken tiles about the floor.Carpet tiles, too, are suitable for d-i-yers, but do follow the maker's installation instructions.Thermal efficiency was improved by laying the area with insulating tiles.Just inside the big double entrance doors were hundreds of tiles which never seemed to be sold.Their footsteps suddenly cracked like pistol shots as the carpet was replaced by plastic tiles.