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tile

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Construction
tiletile1 /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.
Related topics: Construction
tiletile2 verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š TBCto cover a roof, floor etc with tiles β€”tiled adjective πŸ”Š a tiled floor β€”tiler noun [countable]
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tileβ€’ External walls will be re rendered and tiled.β€’ The dome is protected by a timber roof and is tiled on the exterior.
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Verb table
tile
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytile
he, she, ittiles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytiled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tiled
he, she, ithas tiled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tiled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tile
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tiled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tiling
he, she, itis tiling
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you, we, theyare tiling
Past
I, he, she, itwas tiling
you, we, theywere tiling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tiling
he, she, ithas been tiling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tiling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tiling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tiling
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