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Noun: piling  pI(-u)-ling
  1. A column of wood, steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
    - pile, spile, stilt
Verb: pile  pI(-u)l
  1. Arrange in stacks
    "pile your books up on the shelves";
    - stack, heap
  2. Press tightly together or cram
    - throng, mob, pack, jam
  3. Place or lay as if in a pile
    "The teacher piled work on the students until the parents protested"

Derived forms: pilings

See also: pile up

Type of: arrange, column, crowd, crowd together, lay, pillar, place, pose, position, put, set, set up

Encyclopedia: Piling

Pile, William