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[pan-tahyl] /ˈpænˌtaɪl/

a roofing straight in its length but curved in its width to overlap the next .
a tapered, semicylindrical roofing laid either convex side up to overlap flanking similar laid concave side up or vice versa.
a roofing tile, with an S-shaped cross section, laid so that the downward curve of one tile overlaps the upward curve of the adjoining tile
a tapering roofing tile with a semicircular cross section, laid alternately so that the convex side of one tile overlaps the concave side of adjoining tiles


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    noun 1. a leg of a pair of pants.

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    [pan-toh] /ˈpæn toʊ/ noun, plural pantos. British. 1. (def 2). 1. a combining form synonymous with pan-: pantology. /ˈpæntəʊ/ noun (pl) -tos 1. (Brit, informal) short for pantomime (sense 1) combining form 1. all: pantisocracy, pantofle, pantograph, pantomime

  • Pantofle

    [pan-tuh-fuh l, pan-tof-uh l, -toh-fuh l, -too-] /ˈpæn tə fəl, pænˈtɒf əl, -ˈtoʊ fəl, -ˈtu-/ noun 1. a slipper. 2. a cork-soled patten covering the forepart of the foot, worn in the 16th century. /pænˈtɒfəl/ noun 1. (archaic) a kind of slipper

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