piling

noun pil·ing \ ˈpī-liŋ \
Updated on: 4 Dec 2017

Definition of piling

: a structure of piles; also : pile

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First Known Use of piling

15th century

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PILING Defined for Kids

piling

noun pil·ing \ ˈpī-liŋ \

Definition of piling for Students

: a supporting structure made of large stakes or pointed posts driven into the ground


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