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ˈpile-up noun [countable]

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[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

pile-up
(Informal)
[noun]
Synonyms: collision, accident, crash, multiple collision, smash, smash-up (informal)
English Thesaurus: accident, crash, collision, a head-on collision, disaster, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

pile up phrasal verb (see also pile)

1. to increase in quantity or amount, in a way that is difficult to manage:
It wasn’t long before the debts were piling up.
The traffic starts piling up around this time.
The work has a tendency to pile up if I’m not careful.

2. pile something ↔ up to arrange things in a pile:
tiny doughnuts piled up in a dish
pile-up

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ˈpile-up noun [countable]
a traffic accident involving many vehicles:
a motorway pile-up

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

pile up
noun
ADJ. multiple a multiple pile-up involving a minibus and five cars
eight-vehicle, five-car, etc. | motorway PILE-UP + VERB involve sth | happen, occur
PREP. in a/the ~ A young man died in a pile-up on the M1 last night.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

pile up
pile up (something)
to increase something.
Many civilians were killed — the evidence continues to pile up.

The company piled up hundreds of millions of dollars of losses over the last year.

Usage notes: usually used in passive forms:
Earnings began piling up from the sale of the new switches.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

pile up something
pile up (something)
to increase something.
Many civilians were killed — the evidence continues to pile up.

The company piled up hundreds of millions of dollars of losses over the last year.

Usage notes: usually used in passive forms:
Earnings began piling up from the sale of the new switches.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

pile up
to accumulate, to put things on top of each other
I piled up the magazines on top of the small table.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

pile up(1)
v. phr.
1. To grow into a big heap.
He didn't go into his office for three days and his work kept piling up.
2. To run aground.
Boats often pile up on the rocks in the shallow water.
3. To crash.
One car made a sudden stop and the two cars behind it piled up.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

pile-up(2)
n.
1. A heap; a deposit of one object on top of another.
There is a huge pile-up of junked cars in this vacant lot.
2. A large number of objects in the same place, said of traffic.
I was late because of the traffic pile-up on the highway.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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