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

 tile /ˈtaɪ(ə)l/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tile v. t.  To protect from the intrusion of the uninitiated; as, to tile a Masonic lodge.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tile, n.
 1. A plate, or thin piece, of baked clay, used for covering the roofs of buildings, for floors, for drains, and often for ornamental mantel works.
 2. Arch. (a) A small slab of marble or other material used for flooring. (b) A plate of metal used for roofing.
 3. Metal. A small, flat piece of dried earth or earthenware, used to cover vessels in which metals are fused.
 4. A draintile.
 5. A stiff hat. [Colloq.]
 Tile drain, a drain made of tiles.
 Tile earth, a species of strong, clayey earth; stiff and stubborn land. [Prov. Eng.]
 Tile kiln, a kiln in which tiles are burnt; a tilery.
 Tile ore Min., an earthy variety of cuprite.
 Tile red, light red like the color of tiles or bricks.
 Tile tea, a kind of hard, flat brick tea. See Brick tea, under Brick.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tile, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tiled p. pr. & vb. n. Tiling.]
 1. To cover with tiles; as, to tile a house.
 2. Fig.: To cover, as if with tiles.
 The muscle, sinew, and vein,
 Which tile this house, will come again.   --Donne.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or
           linoleum) used to cover surfaces
      2: a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing [syn: roofing
      v : cover with tiles; "tile the wall and the floor of the