Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The laying of tiles.
  • n. Tiles considered as a group.
  • n. A tiled surface.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A covering of tiles.
  • n. The act of applying tiles.
  • v. Present participle of tile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A surface covered with tiles, or composed of tiles.
  • n. Tiles, collectively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The operation of covering or roofing with tiles.
  • n. An assemblage of tiles, as on a roof; tiles collectively or in general.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the application of tiles to cover a surface

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Examples

  • The tiling was a blur in the sight, a black blot of shadow that normal radiance would neither dissipate nor illuminate.

    Conan the Adventurer

  • Moreover, the proportion of the genome that is transcribed in any given cell type remains an open question: results from "tiling" microarray analyses suggest that transcription is pervasive and that most of the genome is transcribed, whereas new deep sequencing-based methods suggest that most transcripts originate from known genes.

    Junk DNA is still junk - The Panda's Thumb

  • So, basically, they directly compared the technique used in the ENCODE analysis the "tiling" microarray analysis to more modern deep sequencing methods, and found that the old results were mostly artifacts of the protocol.

    Junk DNA is still junk - The Panda's Thumb

  • In an attempt to open this sector to women, pioneer women were trained in construction-related jobs such as tiling, painting and bricklaying.

    Women in the Yishuv Workforce.

  • The shops, each retaining many original 1920s art-deco features such as tiling, 'sunburst' lights and engraved glass features are time capsules of suburban shopping from nearly a century ago.

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  • Mr. Carrillo gradually learned English and skills such as tiling and carpentry.

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  • You can easily create very large walls with hundreds of thousands of bricks and never see any repetition or tiling which is a common problem with traditional textures.

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  • Used to be that "tiling" and "one day" only appeared together in a

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  • Used to be that "tiling" and "one day" only appeared together in a "I'll get around to that tiling project one day" kind of way.

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  • Most annoying is the freezing and "tiling" or pixilation of the picture.

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