- a heap of things laid or lying one on top of another；a large amount of something
- place (things) one on top of another；be stacked or loaded with
verb: pile, 3rd person present: piles, gerund or present participle: piling, past tense: piled, past participle: piled
noun: pile, plural noun: piles
- 1. a heap of things laid or lying one on top of another he placed the books in a neat pile tottering piles of dirty dishes 同義詞
- ▪ informal a large amount of something he's making piles of money 同義詞
- ▪ archaic a funeral pyre.
- 2. a large imposing building or group of buildings a Victorian Gothic pile 同義詞
- 3. a series of plates of dissimilar metals laid one on another alternately to produce an electric current.
- 4. dated a nuclear reactor.
- 1. place (things) one on top of another she piled all the groceries on the counter 同義詞
- ▪ be stacked or loaded with his in-box was piled high with papers 同義詞
- 2. (of a group of people) get into or out of a vehicle or space in a disorganized manner ten of us piled into the minibus we all piled in and headed off to our mysterious destination 同義詞
- ▪ (of a vehicle) crash into 60 cars piled into each other on I-95