Translation of "pile" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

pile

noun uk /paɪl/ us /paɪl/
AMOUNT 數量

B1 [ C ] objects positioned one on top of another

疊;垛;堆
a pile of books 一疊書
a pile of dirty clothes 一大堆髒衣服

B1 [ C ] a mass of something that has been placed somewhere:

a large pile of sand 一大堆沙
a pile of sth/piles of sth

informal a lot of something:

I've got piles/a pile of things to do today. 我今天有一大堆事情要做。
COLUMN 支柱

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

(建築物的)柱,樁
SURFACE 表面

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

(地毯或天鵝絨等布料的)絨面
a luxurious deep-pile carpet 華麗的長毛地毯
BUILDING 建築物

[ C ] mainly humorous a large building

宏偉建築物,大廈
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。
MEDICAL 醫學的
piles [ plural ] informal

→  haemorrhoids

痔,痔瘡

Idiom(s)

verb uk /paɪl/ us /paɪl/
OBJECTS 數量

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

把…堆積(或堆疊)起來
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。
PEOPLE 移動

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

(人群)擁,擠,蜂擁
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。

Phrasal verb(s)

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