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shingles, plural;
  1. Roof or clad with shingles
    • - a tower surmounted by a shingled spire
  2. Cut (a woman's hair) in a shingle

  1. A rectangular tile of asphalt composite, wood, metal, or slate used on walls or roofs

  2. A woman's short haircut in which the hair tapers from the back of the head to the nape of the neck

  3. A small signboard, esp. one found outside a doctor's or lawyer's office

  1. cover with shingles; "shingle a roof"
  2. building material used as siding or roofing
  3. coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)
  4. a small signboard outside the office of a lawyer or doctor, e.g.
  5. (shingles) herpes zoster: eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia
  6. (shingling) (geology) sediment in which flat pebbles are uniformly tilted in the same direction
  7. (Shingles) Herpes zoster (or simply zoster), commonly known as shingles and also known as zona, is a viral disease characterized by a painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body, often in a stripe. ...
  8. Shingling was a stage in the production of bar iron or steel, in the finery and puddling processes. As with many ironmaking terms, this is derived from the French - cinglage.
  9. A small, thin piece of building material, often with one end thicker than the other, for laying in overlapping rows as a covering for the roof or sides of a building; A rectangular piece of steel obtained by means of a shingling process involving hammering of puddled steel; A small signboard ...
  10. (SHINGLES) A siding or roof covering applied in overlapping layers, usually made of asphalt, wood, asbestos, slate, etc.
  11. (SHINGLES) Small units of material which are laid in a series of overlapping rows as a roof covering on pitched roofs.
  12. (Shingles) About 80% of homes in the U.S. have asphalt-shingle roofs. These are constructed of 12 x 36 inch sections that look like individual shingles when installed.
  13. (shingles) Pieces of wood, asbestos or other material used as an overlapping outer covering on walls or roofs.
  14. (Shingles) Small rectangular slabs of wood used on roofs instead of tiles, slates, etc.
  15. (Shingles) Thin, wedge-shaped pieces of wood or flat rectangular pieces of slate, mineral fiber, glass fiber or composition asphalt installed on a roof to prevent water seepage. ...
  16. (Shingles) viral disease with skin blisters
  17. (Shingles) An acute viral inflammation of the sensory ganglia of spinal and cranial nerves caused by reactivation of the virus causing chicken pox, herpes zoster, and resulting in dermatitis with vesicular eruptions and neuralgic pain, usually on one side of the body.
  18. (Shingles) Roofing material characterized by short, rectangular sections, nailed to the roof decking in an overlapping pattern. Asphalt shingles are the most common type of shingles.
  19. (Shingles) Thin pieces of wood or other materials which overlap each other in covering a roof.  The number and kind needed depend on the steepness of the roof slope and other factors.  Kinds of shingles include tile shingles, slate shingles, asbestos-cement shingles, and asphalt shingles.
  20. (shingles) a viral infection -- called herpes zoster by doctors -- consists of painful blisters on the skin that follow nerve pathways.
  21. (Shingles) Thin pieces of wood or other material set in overlapping rows to form a roof or wall cladding.
  22. (Shingles) Roof covering of asphalt, wood, tile, slate, or other material cut to stock lengths, widths, and thicknesses, which are laid in a series of overlapping rows as a roof covering on pitched roofs.
  23. (Shingles) An acute infection caused by the herpes zoster virus, the same virus as causes chickenpox. Shingles is most common after the age of 50 and the risk rises with advancing age. Shingles occurs because of exposure to chickenpox or reactivation of the herpes zoster virus. ...
  24. (Shingles) A viral infection caused by the herpes zoster virus that usually affects an area by a nerve, resulting in fluid-filled blisters and pain. Shingles are most commonly seen on the neck, abdomen and legs. The virus can also affect the nerves of the eye. (top)
  25. (Shingles) Eruption of acute, inflammatory, herpetic vesicles caused by herpes zoster virus on the trunk of the body along a peripheral nerve