Translation of "pile" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /paɪl/ us /paɪl/

pile noun (AMOUNT)

B1 [ C ] objects positioned one on top of another

a pile of books 一疊書
a pile of dirty clothes 一大堆髒衣服

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pile noun (COLUMN)

[ C ] a strong column or post of wood, metal, or concrete that is pushed into the ground to help support a building


pile noun (SURFACE)

[ S ] the soft surface made by the ends of many short threads on a carpet or on cloth such as velvet

a luxurious deep-pile carpet 華麗的長毛地毯

pile noun (BUILDING)

[ C ] mainly humorous a large building

They've got a great big Victorian pile somewhere out in the country. 他們在鄉下的某個地方有一幢宏偉的維多利亞式房子。

pile noun (MEDICAL)

piles [ plural ] informal

→  haemorrhoids




uk /paɪl/ us /paɪl/

pile verb (OBJECTS)

[ I or T, + adv/prep ] also pile up to arrange objects into a pile

We piled plenty of logs up next to the fire. 我們在爐火旁堆了很多木柴。
Please pile your homework books neatly on the table as you leave. 離開時請把你們的作業本整齊地疊放在桌子上。
Her plate was piled (high) with salad. 她的盤子裡盛滿了沙拉。
Snow had piled up against the walls. 雪在牆腳堆積起來。

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pile verb (PEOPLE)

[ I usually + adv/prep ] informal (of a group of people) to move together, especially in an uncontrolled way

As soon as the train stopped, they all piled in/out. 火車一停下,他們就擠了進去/出來。

(Translation of “pile” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)