a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy
a collection of objects laid on top of each other
the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave
a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta
fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)
press tightly together or cram
arrange in stacks
place or lay as if in a pile
A hair; hence, the fiber of wool, cotton, and the like; also, the nap when thick or heavy, as of carpeting and velvet.
A covering of hair or fur.
The head of an arrow or spear.
A large stake, or piece of timber, pointed and driven into the earth, as at the bottom of a river, or in a harbor where the ground is soft, for the support of a building, a pier, or other superstructure, or to form a cofferdam, etc.
One of the ordinaries or subordinaries having the form of a wedge, usually placed palewise, with the broadest end uppermost.
To drive piles into; to fill with piles; to strengthen with piles.
A mass of things heaped together; a heap; as, a pile of stones; a pile of wood.
A mass formed in layers; as, a pile of shot.
A funeral pile; a pyre.
A large building, or mass of buildings.
Same as fagot, n., 2.
A vertical series of alternate disks of two dissimilar metals, as copper and zinc, laid up with disks of cloth or paper moistened with acid water between them, for producing a current of electricity;
The reverse of a coin. see reverse.
To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass;
To cover with heaps; or in great abundance; to fill or overfill; to load.