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tile in Construction topic

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