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shin·gle 1

 (shĭng′gəl)
n.
1. A thin oblong piece of material, such as wood or slate, that is laid in overlapping rows to cover the roof or sides of a house or other building.
2. Informal A small signboard, as one indicating a professional office: After passing the bar exam, she hung out her shingle.
3. A woman's close-cropped haircut.
v.tr. shin·gled, shin·gling, shin·gles
1. To cover (a roof or building) with shingles.
2. To cut (hair) short and close to the head.

[Middle English, from Old English scindel, scingal, from Late Latin scindula, alteration of Latin scandula (influenced by scindere, to split).]

shin′gler n.

shin·gle 2

 (shĭng′gəl)
n.
1. Beach gravel consisting of large smooth pebbles.
2. A stretch of shore or beach covered with such gravel.

[Middle English.]

shin′gly adj.

shingle

(ˈʃɪŋɡəl)
n
1. (Building) a thin rectangular tile, esp one made of wood, that is laid with others in overlapping rows to cover a roof or a wall
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a woman's short-cropped hairstyle
3. US and Canadian a small signboard or nameplate fixed outside the office of a doctor, lawyer, etc
4. a shingle short informal Austral unintelligent or mentally subnormal
vb (tr)
5. (Building) to cover (a roof or a wall) with shingles
6. (Hairdressing & Grooming) to cut (the hair) in a short-cropped style
[C12 scingle, from Late Latin scindula a split piece of wood, from Latin scindere to split]
ˈshingler n

shingle

(ˈʃɪŋɡəl)
n
1. (Geological Science) coarse gravel, esp the pebbles found on beaches
2. (Physical Geography) a place or area strewn with shingle
[C16: of Scandinavian origin; compare Norwegian singl pebbles, Frisian singel gravel]
ˈshingly adj

shingle

(ˈʃɪŋɡəl)
vb
(Metallurgy) (tr) metallurgy to hammer or squeeze the slag out of (iron) after puddling in the production of wrought iron
[C17: from Old French dialect chingler to whip, from chingle belt, from Latin cingula girdle; see cingulum]

shin•gle1

(ˈʃɪŋ gəl)

n., v. -gled, -gling. n.
1. a thin piece of wood, slate, metal, asbestos, or the like, usu. oblong, laid in overlapping rows to cover the roofs and walls of buildings.
2. a woman's short hairstyle in which the hair is cropped close to the head from below the crown to the nape.
3. a small signboard, esp. as hung before a doctor's or lawyer's office.
v.t.
4. to cover with shingles, as a roof.
5. to cut (hair) close to the head.
Idioms:
hang out one's shingle, to establish a professional practice, esp. in law or medicine.
[1150–1200; < Medieval Latin scindula lath, shingle (Middle English -g- appar. by association with another unidentified word), Latin scandula]
shin′gler, n.

shin•gle2

(ˈʃɪŋ gəl)

n.
1. small, waterworn stones or pebbles lying loose esp. on a beach.
2. a beach, riverbank, or other area covered with such small pebbles or stones.
[1530–40; appar. variant of earlier chingle; compare Norwegian singel small stones]
shin′gly, adj.

shin•gle3

(ˈʃɪŋ gəl)

v.t. -gled, -gling.
to hammer or squeeze (puddled iron) into a bloom or billet, eliminating as much slag as possible.
[1665–75; < French cingler to whip, beat < German zängeln, derivative of Zange tongs]

Shingle

 pebbles collectively, 1598—Wilkes.

shingle


Past participle: shingled
Gerund: shingling

Imperative
shingle
shingle
Present
I shingle
you shingle
he/she/it shingles
we shingle
you shingle
they shingle
Preterite
I shingled
you shingled
he/she/it shingled
we shingled
you shingled
they shingled
Present Continuous
I am shingling
you are shingling
he/she/it is shingling
we are shingling
you are shingling
they are shingling
Present Perfect
I have shingled
you have shingled
he/she/it has shingled
we have shingled
you have shingled
they have shingled
Past Continuous
I was shingling
you were shingling
he/she/it was shingling
we were shingling
you were shingling
they were shingling
Past Perfect
I had shingled
you had shingled
he/she/it had shingled
we had shingled
you had shingled
they had shingled
Future
I will shingle
you will shingle
he/she/it will shingle
we will shingle
you will shingle
they will shingle
Future Perfect
I will have shingled
you will have shingled
he/she/it will have shingled
we will have shingled
you will have shingled
they will have shingled
Future Continuous
I will be shingling
you will be shingling
he/she/it will be shingling
we will be shingling
you will be shingling
they will be shingling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shingling
you have been shingling
he/she/it has been shingling
we have been shingling
you have been shingling
they have been shingling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shingling
you will have been shingling
he/she/it will have been shingling
we will have been shingling
you will have been shingling
they will have been shingling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shingling
you had been shingling
he/she/it had been shingling
we had been shingling
you had been shingling
they had been shingling
Conditional
I would shingle
you would shingle
he/she/it would shingle
we would shingle
you would shingle
they would shingle
Past Conditional
I would have shingled
you would have shingled
he/she/it would have shingled
we would have shingled
you would have shingled
they would have shingled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shingle - building material used as siding or roofingshingle - building material used as siding or roofing
building material - material used for constructing buildings
2.shingle - coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)
crushed rock, gravel - rock fragments and pebbles
3.shingle - a small signboard outside the office of a lawyer or doctor, e.g.
signboard, sign - structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted; "the highway was lined with signboards"
Verb1.shingle - cover with shingles; "shingle a roof"
roof - provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof
Translations
حَصى ، حَصاة
oblázkyšindel
ral
päre
nagyszemű kavics
fjörumöl
aštrūs akmenukai
oļirupja grants
okrúhliak

shingle

[ˈʃɪŋgl] N
1. (on beach) → guijarros mpl
2. (on roof) → tablilla f
3. (US) (= signboard) → placa f
to hang out one's shingle (fig) → montar or abrir la oficina
4. (o.f.) (= hairstyle) → corte m a lo garçon

shingle

[ˈʃɪŋgəl] n
(on beach)galets mpl
(on roof)bardeau m
(US) (= sign) → enseigne fshingle beach nplage f de galetsshingle roof ntoit m de bardeaux

shingle

1
n
(= tile)Schindel f; (US inf: = signboard) → Schild nt; to put up one’s shingle (US) → ein Geschäft eröffnen; (doctor, lawyer) → sich niederlassen
(= hairstyle)Herrenschnitt m, → Bubikopf m
vt
roof etcmit Schindeln decken
haireinen Herrenschnitt or Bubikopf machen (+dat)

shingle

2
n no pl (= pebbles)Kiesel m, → Kieselsteine pl; (= shingle beach)Kiesel(strand) m

shingle

[ˈʃɪŋgl] n
a. (on beach) → ciottoli mpl
b. (on roof) → scandola
c. (Am) (signboard) → insegna

shingle

(ˈʃingl) noun
coarse gravel. There's too much shingle and not enough sand on this beach.
References in classic literature ?
The invariable moisture of my hair, while plunged in deep thought, after six cups of hot tea in my thin shingled attic, of an August noon; this seems an additional argument for the above supposition.
Pretty cottages lined it on two sides, and the upper and third side was occupied by a new stone church, expensively simple, a charming shingled spire.
They were all made of crackers laid out in tiny squares, and were of many pretty and ornamental shapes, having balconies and porches with posts of bread-sticks and roofs shingled with wafer-crackers.