The supporting members of a foundation driven or poured into the soil to transmit the weight of the building superstructure to and any other loads to underlying strata of soil or rock. They furnish support without objectionable settlement.
A long column of timber driven into the ground to give a stable foundation for a structure to be built on.
Piles are like poles except that the top of the log is driven into the soil. Specifications are similar to poles but piles are usually of larger diameter.
a deep foundation usually made of a long, slender member that is driven into the soil (untreated wood piles or concrete-filled steel pipe piles; friction piles or end-bearing piles)
The small, troublesome tumors or swellings about the anus and lower part of the rectum which are technically called hemorrhoids. See Hemorrhoids. [The singular pile is sometimes used.]
Haemorrhoids - swelling of the veins around the rectum.
pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter
hemorrhoids; with some patients, easily confused with "boils"