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till·er 1

 (tĭl′ər)
n.
One that tills land: a tiller of soil.

til·ler 2

 (tĭl′ər)
n.
A lever used to turn a rudder and steer a boat.

[Middle English tiler, stock of a crossbow, from Old French telier, from Medieval Latin tēlārium, weaver's beam, from Latin tēla, web, weaver's beam; see teks- in Indo-European roots.]

til·ler 3

 (tĭl′ər)
n.
A shoot, especially one that sprouts from the base of a grass or sedge.
intr.v. til·lered, til·ler·ing, til·lers
To send forth shoots from the base. Used of a plant.

[Middle English *tiller, from Old English telgor.]

tiller

(ˈtɪlə)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a handle fixed to the top of a rudderpost to serve as a lever in steering it
[C14: from Anglo-French teiler beam of a loom, from Medieval Latin tēlārium, from Latin tēla web]
ˈtillerless adj

tiller

(ˈtɪlə)
n
1. (Botany) a shoot that arises from the base of the stem in grasses
2. (Botany) a less common name for sapling
vb
(Botany) (intr) (of a plant) to produce tillers
[Old English telgor twig; related to Icelandic tjalga branch]

till•er1

(ˈtɪl ər)

n.
1. a person who tills; farmer.
2. a thing that tills.

til•ler2

(ˈtɪl ər)

n.
a bar or lever fitted to the head of a rudder, for turning the rudder in steering.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Anglo-French teiler weaver's beam; Old French teilier < Medieval Latin tēlārium= Latin tēl(a) warp + -ārium -ary]

til•ler3

(ˈtɪl ər)

n.
1. a plant shoot that springs from the root or bottom of the original stalk.
v.i.
2. (of a plant) to put forth new shoots from the root or bottom of the original stalk.
[before 1000; Old English telgor twig, shoot (not recorded in Middle English); akin to telge rod, Old Norse tjalga branch]

tiller


Past participle: tillered
Gerund: tillering

Imperative
tiller
tiller
Present
I tiller
you tiller
he/she/it tillers
we tiller
you tiller
they tiller
Preterite
I tillered
you tillered
he/she/it tillered
we tillered
you tillered
they tillered
Present Continuous
I am tillering
you are tillering
he/she/it is tillering
we are tillering
you are tillering
they are tillering
Present Perfect
I have tillered
you have tillered
he/she/it has tillered
we have tillered
you have tillered
they have tillered
Past Continuous
I was tillering
you were tillering
he/she/it was tillering
we were tillering
you were tillering
they were tillering
Past Perfect
I had tillered
you had tillered
he/she/it had tillered
we had tillered
you had tillered
they had tillered
Future
I will tiller
you will tiller
he/she/it will tiller
we will tiller
you will tiller
they will tiller
Future Perfect
I will have tillered
you will have tillered
he/she/it will have tillered
we will have tillered
you will have tillered
they will have tillered
Future Continuous
I will be tillering
you will be tillering
he/she/it will be tillering
we will be tillering
you will be tillering
they will be tillering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tillering
you have been tillering
he/she/it has been tillering
we have been tillering
you have been tillering
they have been tillering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tillering
you will have been tillering
he/she/it will have been tillering
we will have been tillering
you will have been tillering
they will have been tillering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tillering
you had been tillering
he/she/it had been tillering
we had been tillering
you had been tillering
they had been tillering
Conditional
I would tiller
you would tiller
he/she/it would tiller
we would tiller
you would tiller
they would tiller
Past Conditional
I would have tillered
you would have tillered
he/she/it would have tillered
we would have tillered
you would have tillered
they would have tillered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tiller - a shoot that sprouts from the base of a grasstiller - a shoot that sprouts from the base of a grass
shoot - a new branch
2.tiller - someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting of crops)
farmer, granger, husbandman, sodbuster - a person who operates a farm
3.tiller - lever used to turn the rudder on a boat
lever - a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
rudder - (nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel
4.tiller - a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture)
farm machine - a machine used in farming
harrow - a cultivator that pulverizes or smooths the soil
Verb1.tiller - grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers
acquire, develop, produce, grow, get - come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
Translations
ذِراع دَفَّة القارِب
kormidlová páka
rorpind
stjórnvölur
stūres grozīklis
kormidlová páka
dümen yekesi

tiller

[ˈtɪləʳ] N (Naut) → caña f del timón, timón m

tiller

[ˈtɪlər] nbarre f, barre f du gouvernailtill receipt nticket m de caisse

tiller

1
n (Naut) → Ruderpinne f; at the tilleram Ruder; to take the tillerdas Ruder übernehmen

tiller

2
n (Agr) → Landmann m (old); tiller of the soil (liter)Ackersmann m (old), → Bebauer mder Scholle (liter)

tiller

[ˈtɪləʳ] n (Naut) → barra del timone

tiller

(ˈtilə) noun
the handle or lever used to turn the rudder of a boat.
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