Noun(1) a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum(2) a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing(3) game equipment consisting of a flat thin piece marked with characters and used in board games like Mah-Jong, Scrabble, etc.
Verb(1) cover with tiles
(1) Local limestone and red clay roof tile recall the older buildings but express modern construction methods.(2) Also, you can organize the conversation windows in cascade, tile or distribute them freely.(3) But we can begin first with a volume of fixed curvature, select a fundamental tile , and apply the rules for gluing the edges.(4) Put together the badges I've worn at tradeshows, and you'd have enough to tile a wall.(5) This can be done with modifications of Penrose's tile , as with the simple example shown in Figure 8.(6) An algorithm for deciding whether or not an arbitrary tile tessellates the plane could then be constructed as follows.(7) DuVal had begun to manufacture clay roofing tile and, by 1811, salt-glazed stone-ware.(8) After that it was plain sailing to tile half the room.(9) Now I can tile a floor, something I couldn't do before.(10) To qualify, they had to work in a phrase the way a blank tile works in Scrabble: you can use it anywhere, but it has no value.(11) These rooms are extensively tiled and have windows to both the front and side.(12) Clay and concrete roofing tiles are generally available in two shapes: profile and flat.(13) View all your open windows by tiling them.(14) Most of the homes of poor rural people are made of local materials, with floors of packed earth, walls of adobe or wattle and daub, and roofs of clay tiles or thatch.(15) There is no boneyard in this game; any leftover tiles are put aside and left face down.(16) The floor was tiled with marble paving and a large, square rug lay over it, almost covering the shiny slabs.