from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The laying of tiles.
  • noun Tiles considered as a group.
  • noun A tiled surface.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The operation of covering or roofing with tiles.
  • noun An assemblage of tiles, as on a roof; tiles collectively or in general.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A surface covered with tiles, or composed of tiles.
  • noun Tiles, collectively.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A covering of tiles.
  • noun The act of applying tiles.
  • verb Present participle of tile.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the application of tiles to cover a surface


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