A round vessel pivoted on a central axis that rotates by the force of internal steam escaping from two diametrically opposed narrow apertures. Aeolipile, first described by Hero of Alexandria (c. 10-70 AD), is an early example of → jet propulsion.
L aeolipila, from Gk aiolipyle, from Aiolon pyle, fr. aioli-, from Aiolos "god of wind," + pyle "gate."
1) To put together (documents, selections, or other materials) in one book or work.
M.E., from O.Fr. compiler "compile, collect," from L. compilare "to plunder, rob," probably originally "bundle together, heap up;" from → com- "together" + pilare "to fix firmly, accumulate."
A → software program that compiles program source code files into an executable program.
An assemblage of things laid or lying one upon the other (Dictionary.com).
M.E., from M.Fr. pile and directly from L. pila "pillar, mole of stone."
Tal "heap; hill," maybe related to Gk. tylos "a hard and thickened area on the skin, callus, lump," tymbos "burial mound, grave, tomb;" Av. tuma- "fat;" L. tumere "to swell," tumulus "raised heap of earth," tumidus "swollen;" tumor "a swelling."