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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pil·ing /ˈpaɪlɪŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pile, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Piled p. pr. & vb. n. Piling.]
 1. To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; -- often with up; as, to pile up wood. “Hills piled on hills.” --Dryden. “Life piled on life.” --Tennyson.
    The labor of an age in piled stones.   --Milton.
 2. To cover with heaps; or in great abundance; to fill or overfill; to load.
 To pile arms To pile muskets Mil., to place three guns together so that they may stand upright, supporting each other; to stack arms.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pil·ing n.
 1. The act of heaping up.
 2. Iron Manuf. The process of building up, heating, and working, fagots, or piles, to form bars, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pil·ing, n.  A series of piles; piles considered collectively; as, the piling of a bridge.
 Pug piling, sheet piles connected together at the edges by dovetailed tongues and grooves.
 Sheet piling, a series of piles made of planks or half logs driven edge to edge, -- used to form the walls of cofferdams, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into
          the ground to provide support for a structure [syn: pile,
           spile, stilt]