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Etymology

Old English tiġele

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
tile

Plural
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tile ({{{1}}})
  1. A mostly rectangular shaped sheet of ceramic or fired clay to cover surfaces, as in a roof-tile, stove tile, etc.
  2. (computing) A rectangular graphic.
    Each tile within Google Maps consists of 256 × 256 pixels.
    Sprites and tiles that are hidden in the prototype ROM file can be recovered.

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Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to tile

Third person singular
tiles

Simple past
tiled

Past participle
-

Present participle
tiling

to tile (third-person singular simple present tiles, present participle tiling, simple past and past participle tiled)
  1. To cover with tiles.

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