What does piling mean?

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ˈpaɪ lɪŋpil·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pile, spile, piling, stiltnoun

    a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure


  1. pilingnoun

    A structural support comprised of a length of wood, steel, or other construction material.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Piling

    of Pile

    Etymology: [See Pile a stake.]

  2. Pilingnoun

    the act of heaping up

    Etymology: [See Pile a stake.]

  3. Pilingnoun

    the process of building up, heating, and working, fagots, or piles, to form bars, etc

    Etymology: [See Pile a stake.]

  4. Pilingnoun

    a series of piles; piles considered collectively; as, the piling of a bridge

    Etymology: [See Pile a stake.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Piling

    pī′ling, n. the act of piling up: the driving of piles: a series of piles placed in order: pilework.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of piling in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of piling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of piling in a Sentence

  1. Salim Sfeir:

    The country is going through a political upheaval and we are trying to avoid turning it into a financial crisis, our main task is to provide vital needs to the country. Because of the two weeks of closure due to security concerns, we had requests piling up. We don't have a policy of restrictions but we are prioritizing.

  2. Dragan Ljeljen:

    Piling up trash affects the quality of water and reduces the quantity of oxygen in it ... animals are coming to the banks to rummage through trash.

  3. Tim Ryan:

    I didn’t hear any calls for restraint from Director Mulvaney when the Administration used taxpayer dollars to buy a $43,000 phone booth or a $31,000 dining room table. Where is Director Mulvaney while the Administration is piling-up private jet costs and taking $120,000 Italian vacations — all on the government dime?

  4. Lee Won-sik:

    Inventories piling up on its memory chip side and the weak performance of its display panels business due to bad sales of Apple's iPhones are hurting profitability for Samsung.

  5. Rick Pitino:

    The shame of it [is I] can’t even enjoy a win, the piling on is incredible.

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