"tiles" in the noun sense
a flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
2. tile, roofing tile
a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing
game equipment consisting of a flat thin piece marked with characters and used in board games like Mah-Jong, Scrabble, etc.
"tiles" in the verb sense
cover with tiles
"tile the wall and the floor of the bathroom"
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