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pile /pail/
  • danh từ
    • cọc, cừ
    • cột nhà sàn
    • ngoại động từ
      • đóng cọc, đóng cừ (trên một miếng đất...)
      • danh từ
        • chồng, đống
          • a pile of books: một chồng sách
          • a pile of sand: một đống cát
        • giàn thiêu xác
        • (thông tục) của cải chất đống, tài sản
          • to make a pile; to make one's pile: hốt của, phất, làm giàu
        • toà nhà đồ sộ, nhà khối đồ sộ
        • (điện học) pin
        • (vật lý) lò phản ứng
          • atomic pile: lò phản ứng nguyên tử
          • nuclear pile: lò phản ứng hạt nhân
      • ngoại động từ
        • (+ up, on) chất đống, chồng chất, xếp thành chồng, tích luỹ (của cải...)
        • (quân sự) dựng (súng) chụm lại với nhau
          • to pile arms: dựng súng chụm lại với nhau
        • (+ with) chất đầy, chất chứa, để đầy
          • to pile a table with dishes: để đầy đĩa trên bàn
        • (hàng hải) va (tàu) vào đá ngần; làm cho (tàu) mắc cạn
        • to pile it on
          • cường điệu, làm quá đáng
        • to pile up (on the ageney)
          • (thông tục) làm cho có vẻ đau đớn bi đát hơn
      • danh từ
        • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) mặt trái đồng tiền; mặt sấp đồng tiền
          • cross or pile: ngửa hay sấp
      • danh từ
        • lông măng, lông mịn; len cừu
        • tuyết (nhung, thảm, hàng len dệt)
        • danh từ
          • (y học) dom
          • (số nhiều) bệnh trĩ
        Concise Dictionary
        +a collection of objects laid on top of each other
        +(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
        +a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)
        +fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)
        +battery consisting of voltaic cells arranged in series; the earliest electric battery devised by Volta
        +a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
        +the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave
        +a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy
        +arrange in stacks
        +press tightly together or cram
        +place or lay as if in a pile

        Thesaurus Dictionary
        1 heap, mound, stack, accumulation, stockpile, mass, supply, deposit, collection, assemblage, batch, hoard, aggregation, congeries, conglomeration, assortment, agglomeration, concentration, amassment:
        A huge pile of gravel was delivered today for the builders.
        2 money, fortune, wealth, holdings, Colloq bundle, loot, mint, Slang packet, tidy sum, US bankroll, roll, wad:
        She made her pile selling arms to terrorists.
        3 Usually, piles. abundance, over-abundance, superabundance, plenty, great deal, quantity, ocean(s), lot(s), stack(s), plethora, Colloq oodles, ton(s), bag(s), heap(s), bundle(s):
        He made piles of money in the black market.
        4 See pier, 2, above.
        5 Often, pile up. stack (up), heap (up), mound, accumulate, stockpile, amass, collect, assemble, hoard, aggregate, cumulate:
        Please pile the cartons in the corner.
        6 pile in or into. enter, get in or into, crowd in or into, pack in or into, flood in or into, jam in or into, crush in or into, Colloq jump in or into:
        All of us piled into my car to go to the cinema.
        7 pile it on. exaggerate:
        Ronnie was really piling it on about how much his new job pays.
        8 pile on or onto.
        (a) get in or into or on or onto, crowd on or onto, jump on or onto:
        We piled on the train after the game. They piled onto the hay wagon for a ride home.
        (b) attack, assault, jump on, overwhelm:
        They all piled on me and I had to give up.
        9 pile out. leave, get out (of) or down (from), exit:
        When we arrived, we all piled out of the bus. Hordes of people piled out of the theatre.
        10 pile up. accumulate, amass, collect:
        The rubbish kept piling up during the strike.
        nap, shag, plush; fuzz, bristles, fleece:
        The feet of the chairs have left marks in the carpet pile.
        Advanced English Dictionary
        noun, verb
        + noun
        -see also PILES
        1 [C] a number of things that have been placed on top of each other: a pile of books / clothes / bricks + He arranged the documents in neat piles. + She looked in horror at the mounting pile of letters on her desk.
        2 [C] a mass of sth that is high in the middle and wider at the bottom than at the top: a pile of sand + piles of dirty washing
        3 [C] ~ of sth (formal) a lot of sth: I have got piles of work to do. + He walked out leaving a pile of debts behind him.
        4 [U, sing.] the short threads, pieces of wool, etc. that form the soft surface of carpets and some fabrics such as VELVET: a deep-pile carpet + Corduroy is the poor man's velvet; its pile is made of cotton rather than silk or satin.
        5 [C] a large wooden, metal or stone post that is fixed into the ground and used to support a building, bridge etc.
        6 [C] (formal or humorous) a large impressive building: a Victorian pile built to house the mentally ill + the ancestral pile
        Idioms: (at the) bottom / top of the pile in the least/most important position in a group of people or things: It's been 20 years since a British player was top of the pile.
        make a / your pile (informal) to make a lot of money: The family made its pile from oil. + I bet they made an absolute pile out of the deal.
        + verb
        1 [VN] ~ sth (up) to put things one on top of another; to form a pile: She piled the boxes one on top of the other. + The clothes were piled high on the chair. + Snow was piled up against the door.
        2 [VN +adv./prep.] ~ A in(to) / on(to) B
        ~ B with A to put sth on/into sth; to load sth with sth: The sofa was piled high with cushions. + She piled everything into her suitcase. + He piled as much food as he could onto his plate. + He piled his plate with as much food as he could.
        See also - STOCKPILE
        3 [V +adv./prep.] (informal) (of a number of people) to go somewhere quickly without order or control: The coach finally arrived and we all piled on. + Children were piling out of the school bus.
        Idioms: pile on the agony / gloom (informal, especially BrE) to make an unpleasant situation worse: Bosses piled on the agony with threats of more job losses.
        Phrasal Verbs: pile on (especially of a person's weight) to increase quickly: The weight just piled on while I was abroad.
        pile sth<->on
        1 to make sth increase rapidly: The team piled on the points in the first half of the game. + I've been piling on the pounds (= I have put on weight) recently.
        2 to express a feeling in a much stronger way than is necessary: Don't pile on the drama! + Things aren't really that bad-she does tend to pile it on.
        3 to give sb more or too much of sth: The German team piled on the pressure in the last 15 minutes.
        pile sth on(to) sb to give sb a lot of sth to do, carry, etc: He felt his boss was piling too much work on him.
        pile up to become larger in quantity or amount: Work always piles up at the end of the year. + Problems were beginning to pile up.
        Collocation Dictionary


        big, great, high, huge, large, massive, vast | thick | little, small, tiny | neat, tidy | untidy

        VERB + PILE

        place sth in/into/on, put sth in/into/on
        I put the letter in the envelope and placed it on the pile. I've put the books into three separate piles.
        | dump
        He dumped a pile of dirty clothes onto the floor.
        | add sth to
        Just add that application to the pile.
        | flick through, leaf through, look through, riffle through, shuffle through, sort through
        I leafed through the pile of documents until I found the one I wanted.


        amid a/the ~
        The money lay amid a pile of unopened letters.
        | behind a/the ~
        He was busy behind a pile of papers on his desk.
        | beneath/under a/the ~
        I pulled my diary from beneath a pile of files.
        | in a/the ~
        The washing is in a pile on the floor.
        | on a/the ~
        She closed the magazine and threw it back on the pile.
        | ~ of
        a pile of books I've got piles of work to do.


        be reduced to a pile of sth
        The house was reduced to a pile of rubble.
        | the bottom/top of the pile
        (figurative) The government is doing little to help those on the bottom of the social pile.
        | sort sth into piles
        I sorted the clothes into two piles.

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