a thin slab or bent piece of baked clay, sometimes painted or glazed, used for various purposes, as to form one of the units of a roof covering, floor, or revetment.
any of various similar slabs or pieces, as of linoleum, stone, rubber, or metal.
a pottery tube or pipe used for draining land.
Also called hollow tile. any of various hollow or cellular units of burnt clay or other materials, as gypsum or cinder concrete, for building walls, partitions, floors, and roofs, or for fireproofing steelwork or the like.
Informal. a stiff hat or high silk hat.
verb (used with object), tiled, tiling.
to cover with or as with tiles.
a flat thin slab of fired clay, rubber, linoleum, etc, usually square or rectangular and sometimes ornamental, used with others to cover a roof, floor, wall, etc related adjective tegular
a short pipe made of earthenware, concrete, or plastic, used with others to form a drain
a rectangular block used as a playing piece in mah jong and other games
(Brit, old-fashioned, slang) a hat
(informal) on the tiles, on a spree, esp of drinking or debauchery
(transitive) to cover with tiles
noun 1. the system of those sequential relations that any event has to any other, as past, present, or future; indefinite and continuous duration regarded as that in which events succeed one another. 2. duration regarded as belonging to the present life as distinct from the life to come or from eternity; finite duration. 3. […]
retin- pref. Variant of retino-.
noun, plural retinas, retinae [ret-n-ee] /ˈrɛt nˌi/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. the innermost coat of the posterior part of the eyeball that receives the image produced by the lens, is continuous with the optic nerve, and consists of several layers, one of which contains the rods and cones that are sensitive to light. Trademark, Computers. […]
Pharmacology, Trademark. 1. a brand of tretinoin, used especially to reduce wrinkles caused by overexposure to the sun.