micropile

See also: micropyle

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

micro- +‎ pile

NounEdit

micropile (plural micropiles)

  1. Microfleece (material).
  2. A type of very small diameter pile used in building/construction.
  3. Opening in the seed coat which allows water to enter.
  4. An opening in the membranes surrounding the ovum, by which nutrition is assisted and the entrance of the spermatozoa permitted.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

micro- +‎ pile

NounEdit

micropile m (plural micropili)

  1. Microfleece (material)

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