|1.||[ noun ] a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces|
|Related terms:||slab tessera tile_roof|
|2.||[ verb ] cover with tiles, of surfaces in a dwelling|
"tile the wall and the floor of the bathroom"
|Related terms:||cover tesselate tessellate tiling|
|3.||[ noun ] a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing|
|Related terms:||roofing_material hip_tile ridge_tile pantile clay|