polyvinyl chloride pvc tiles are a commonly used floor finish made from polyvinyl chloride. due to the small size of the tiles, usually 150 mm, 225 mm and 305 mm, any damage can soon be repaired by replacing individual tiles as long as some spares are kept . the tiles are made of a composite of pvc and fibre, producing a thin and fairly hard tile.
a tile is a thin object usually square or rectangular in shape. tile is a manufactured piece of hard-wearing material such as ceramic, stone, metal, baked clay, or even glass, generally used for covering roofs, floors, walls, or other objects such as tabletops. alternatively, tile can sometimes refer to similar units made from lightweight materials such as perlite, wood, and mineral wool, typically used for wall and ceiling applications. in another sense, a tile is a construction tile or similar
algebra tiles are made up of small squares, rectangles, and large squares.the small square, the unit tile, represents the number one; the rectangle represents the variable; and the large square represents .the side of the tile is equal to the length of the tile. the width of the tile is the same as the side of the unit tile. additionally, the length of the tile is often not an integer multiple .
the question has been raised about the meaning of the coloring. it seems to me this is just an application of the 4-color theorem in that it is an easy or the only possible? way to color all tiles with 4 colors. maybe that should be mentioned in the article? — sebastian 19:41, 19 august 2015 utc
the tiling in his picture is not the penrose tiling. it has translational symmetry and it uses the constituents of a penrose tiling to form a tiling with translational symmetry - but the real penrose tiling must use the constituent tiles in a certain manner as discussed in the wikipedia article.
slate shingles are also called slate tiles, the usual name outside the us. slate roof shingles are relatively expensive to install but can last 80 to 400 years depending on the quality of the slate used, and how well they are maintained. the material itself deteriorates only slowly, and may be recycled from one building to another.
a set of mahjong tiles will usually differ from place to place. it usually has at least 136 tiles four copies of each of the suit and honor tiles , most commonly 144, although sets originating from the united states or southeast asia will usually feature more tiles in the form of flowers or jokers.some sets also contain blank tiles which owners can use to replace damaged or missing tiles.
an aperiodic tiling is a non-periodic tiling with the additional property that it does not contain arbitrarily large periodic patches. a set of tile-types or prototiles is aperiodic if copies of these tiles can form only non-periodic tilings. the penrose tilings are the best-known examples of aperiodic tilings.
the casting and firing of roof tiles is an industry that is often associated with brickworks. while the shape and colour of tiles was once regionally distinctive, now tiles of many shapes and colours are produced commercially, to suit the taste and pocketbook of the purchaser.
a tiled web map, slippy map in openstreetmap terminology or tile map raster or vector is a map displayed in a browser by seamlessly joining dozens of individually requested image or vector data files over the internet. it is the most popular way to display and navigate maps, replacing other methods such as wms which typically display a single large image, with arrow buttons to navigate to .
vinyl flooring is available in large sheets or pre-cut tiles; the former is resilient. some come with a pre-applied adhesive for peel-and-stick installation, others require adhesive to be spread on to the substrate. the two basic categories of vinyl floor tiles are solid vinyl and vinyl composition,.
floor covering is a term to generically describe any finish material applied over a floor structure to provide a walking surface. flooring is the general term for a permanent covering of a floor, or for the work of installing such a floor covering. both terms are used interchangeably but floor covering refers more to loose-laid materials.
a tuile is a baked wafer, french in origin, generally arced in shape, wafer thin, crisp, sweet, or savory, that is made most often from dough but also possibly from cheese , often served as an accompaniment of other dishes. tuile is the french word for tile, after the shape of roof tiles that the arced baked good most often resembles.
a sliding puzzle, sliding block puzzle, or sliding tile puzzle is a combination puzzle that challenges a player to slide frequently flat pieces along certain routes usually on a board to establish a certain end-configuration. the pieces to be moved may consist of simple shapes, or they may be imprinted with colors, patterns, sections of a larger picture like a jigsaw puzzle , numbers, or .
a floor is the bottom surface of a room or vehicle. floors vary from simple dirt in a cave to many-layered surfaces made with modern technology. floors may be stone, wood, bamboo, metal or any other material that can support the expected load. the levels of a building are often referred to as floors, although a more proper term is storey.. floors typically consist of a subfloor for support and .
a tile-matching video game is a type of video game where the player manipulates tiles in order to make them disappear according to a matching criterion. in many tile-matching games, that criterion is to place a given number of tiles of the same type so that they adjoin each other. that number is often three, and these games are called match-three games.
saltillo tile is a type of terra-cotta tile that originates in saltillo, coahuila, mexico. it is one of the two most famous products of the city, the other being multi-coloured woven sarapes so typical of the region. saltillo-type tiles are now manufactured at many places in mexico, and high-fire 'saltillo look' tiles, many from italy, compete with the terra-cotta originals.
encaustic tiles are ceramic tiles in which the pattern or figure on the surface is not a product of the glaze but of different colors of clay. they are usually of two colours but a tile may be composed of as many as six. the pattern appears inlaid into the body of the tile, so that the design remains as the tile is worn down. encaustic tiles may be glazed or unglazed and the inlay may be as shallow as 1⁄8 inch, as is often the case with 'printed' encaustic tile from the later medieval .
vector tiles, tiled vectors or vectiles are packets of geographic data, packaged into pre-defined roughly-square shaped 'tiles' for transfer over the web. this is an emerging method for delivering styled web maps, combining certain benefits of pre-rendered raster map tiles with vector map data. as with the widely used raster tiled web maps, map data is requested by a client as a set of 'tiles .
sheet vinyl flooring is vinyl flooring that comes in large, continuous, flexible sheets. a vinyl sheet floor is completely impermeable to water, unlike vinyl floor tile, which comes in stiff tiles, and vinyl planks, which come in interlocking strips. it is sometimes called linoleum after a similar product of different chemical composition. vinyl flooring is extensively used because it is water-impervious, fairly durable, adjustably resilient and insulating, easy to install, available with a vari