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1. To install ceramic tiles, flooring tiles, roofing tiles, or drainage tiles. 2. A ceramic surfacing unit, usually relatively thin in relation to facial area, made from clay or a mixture of clay and other ceramic materials, called the body of the tile, having either a glazed or unglazed face and fired above red heat in the course of manufacture to a temperature sufficiently high to produce specific physical properties and characteristics. 3. A fired clay product that is thin in cross section as compared to a brick; either a thin, flat element (ceramic tile or quarry tile), a thin, curved element (roofing tile), a hollow element with thin walls (masonry tile), or a pipe-like shape (drainage tile).

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