piling

[ pahy-ling ]
/ ˈpaɪ lɪŋ /
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noun

a mass of building piles considered collectively.
a structure composed of piles.

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Origin of piling

First recorded in 1400–50, piling is from the late Middle English word pylyng; see pile2, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for piling

piling
/ (ˈpaɪlɪŋ) /

noun

the act of driving piles
a number of piles
a structure formed of piles
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