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Webster 1913 Edition


Piler

Pil′er

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Noun.
One who places things in a pile.

Webster 1828 Edition


Piler

PI'LER

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Noun.
[from pile, a heap.] One who piles or forms a heap.

Definition 2022


piler

piler

English

Noun

piler (plural pilers)

  1. One who piles something
    • 2007 May 10, Penelope Green, “Order and Chaos in a Single Heartbeat”, in New York Times:
      Houses and photography sets seem to work better, he said, if “I exert a system of precision.” Ms. Ford, 33, said she is by nature a piler and stacker but has learned to follow what she described good-naturedly as “the Charlie Code.”

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French

Etymology

From Latin pīlō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pi.le/

Verb

piler

  1. (transitive, cooking) to crush
  2. (intransitive) to slam on the brakes of a vehicle, making it come to a sudden stop.

Conjugation

Related terms

  • pilon (pestle)

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Latin

Verb

piler

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of pilō

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

piler m, f

  1. indefinite plural of pil

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

Noun

piler f, m

  1. indefinite feminine plural of pil

Old French

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *pilāre, from Latin pila.

Noun

piler m (oblique plural pilers, nominative singular pilers, nominative plural piler)

  1. pillar

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