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English definition of “pile”

pile

noun [S] (SURFACE)    /paɪl/
the soft surface made by the ends of many short threads on a carpet or on cloth such as velvet: a luxurious deep-pile carpetCarpets, rugs and other floor coveringsGeneral words for textiles
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