EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

pile +‎ -er

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NounEdit

piler (plural pilers)

  1. One who piles something
    • 2007 May 10, Penelope Green, “Order and Chaos in a Single Heartbeat”, in New York Times[1]:
      Houses and photography sets seem to work better, he said, if “I exert a system of precision.” Ms. Ford, 33, said she is by nature a piler and stacker but has learned to follow what she described good-naturedly as “the Charlie Code.”

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pīlō, pīlāre (to ram down), from pīla (column).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pi.le/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

piler

  1. (transitive, cooking) to crush
  2. (intransitive) to slam on the brakes of a vehicle, making it come to a sudden stop.

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

piler

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of pilō

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

piler m or f

  1. indefinite plural of pil

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NounEdit

piler f or m

  1. indefinite feminine plural of pil

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *pilāre, from Latin pila.

NounEdit

piler m (oblique plural pilers, nominative singular pilers, nominative plural piler)

  1. pillar

DescendantsEdit

  • French: pilier
  • Norman: pilyi
  • Middle English: [Term?]