hemorrhoid, haemorrhoid, piles(noun)
pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter
tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings(noun)
a large number or amount
"made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
Many women get piles when pregnant.
A large amount of.
He must earn piles of money.
the small, troublesome tumors or swellings about the anus and lower part of the rectum which are technically called hemorrhoids. See Hemorrhoids. [The singular pile is sometimes used.]
Etymology: [L. pila a ball. Cf. Pill a medicine.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pīlz, n.pl. hæmorrhoids. [L. pĭla, a ball.]
The numerical value of piles in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of piles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of piles in a Sentence
When I crawled out I was so cold, so I was warming myself near one of the piles that was still smoldering. I could see an arm. I could see nostrils. But I was numb to that by then, the smell is one that will never leave me.
His brother Daniel would look in the back of the van and see piles and piles of empty energy drink cans. We’d clear them out and the next day there would be more again.
It may help explain why some asteroids appear to be rubble piles, fragmented by collisions, the study finds that asteroids can survive quite significant collisions, and keep much of their mass, but very broken up.
In disasters, you have piles and piles of rubble, and the rubble is waste. If you are rich, you buy more bricks and rebuild your home, but what happens if you are poor ? In disasters it is the poorest people who live in the weakest houses and they loose their homes first. I thought, what if you recycled the rubble to build back better homes for poor people ?
The river is going to start to rise again, it is going to shift the previously inspected debris piles.
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