Sentence Examples


  • Apollodorus says that they succeeded in piling Pelion upon Ossa.
  • He is no intuitionalist; but he is a drily common-sense mind, piling up in heaps the ruinous fragments of an idealist system.
  • She drank straight from the bottle as she moved around the room, gathering and piling clothing into a small suitcase.
  • The simplest form of weir is a solid, watertight dam of firm earthwork or rubble stone, faced with stone pitching, with cribs filled with rubble, with fascine mattresses weighted with stone, or with masonry, and protected from undermining by sheet piling or one or more rows of well foundations.
  • In Yorkshire hollow square pillars, formed by piling up short blocks of wood or chocks, are often used instead of props formed of a single stem.
 

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