What is Tile ?
Tile is (noun) 1. a flat piece of baked clay used as a covering for floors, walls or roofs The floor is covered with red tiles. We are putting white tiles on the bathroom walls. 2. a similar piece of another kind of material used to cover floors or walls They put cork tiles on the walls. (verb) to cover the surface of a roof, a floor or a wall with tiles a white-tiled bathroom They have tiled the kitchen with red floor tiles.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level