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Shingle can refer to a covering element as a roof shingle or wall shingle, including:
- Shake (shingle), a wooden shingle that is split from a bolt, with a more rustic appearance than a sawed shingle.
- Wood shingle, in modern usage this term is distinguished from a shake by being sawn rather than split out of a bolt (prepared piece) of a log. The worker who saws shingles is called a shingle weaver. Shingle oak derived its name from being used for shingles in the past.
- Asbestos shingle, roof or wall shingles made with asbestos-cement board.
- slate shingle, roof or wall shingles made of slate.
- Asphalt shingle, the most common residential roofing material in North America.
- Solar shingle, a solar collector designed to look like a roof shingle.
- Shingle, former name of Shingle Springs, California.
- Shingling (metallurgy), the process of consolidating iron or steel with a hammer during production.
- In text mining, a contiguous subsequence of tokens in a document used to gauge syntactic similarity. A set of shingles comprise a w-shingling.
- A small wooden platform, used for shingle dancing.
- Shingle style architecture, a plain American house style with little ornamentation.
- Slang for toast, in diner lingo such as a nickname for chipped beef on toast.
- Shingle bob, a short hairstyle for women in the mid-1920s.
- "Hanging out a shingle", a common phrase in the legal profession meaning to start one's own law firm. This phrase is also applied to other businesses or trades.
- Herpes zoster ("shingles"), a disease of the nerves.
- Shingle back (Trachydosaurus rugosus), a species of skink found in Australia.
- Shingle beach, especially in Western Europe, a beach composed of pebbles.
- An alluvial material of flat slate stones with edges rounded by erosion, typically forming a shingle beach.
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