stack

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[Stack]

A stack is a tidy pile, like the stack of books on your nightstand or the stack of pancakes on your plate at breakfast. You can also use stack as a verb meaning "to arrange in piles."

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A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or oblong, contracted at the top to a point or ridge, and sometimes covered with thatch.

Noun
a storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO)

Noun
a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated

Noun
a list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO)

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an orderly pile

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(often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"

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Verb
arrange the order of so as to increase one''s winning chances; "stack the deck of cards"

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arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves"

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load or cover with stacks; "stack a truck with boxes"


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A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or oblong, contracted at the top to a point or ridge, and sometimes covered with thatch.

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A pile of poles or wood, indefinite in quantity.

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A pile of wood containing 108 cubic feet.

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A number of flues embodied in one structure, rising above the roof. Hence:

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Any single insulated and prominent structure, or upright pipe, which affords a conduit for smoke; as, the brick smokestack of a factory; the smokestack of a steam vessel.

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A section of memory in a computer used for temporary storage of data, in which the last datum stored is the first retrieved.

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A data structure within random-access memory used to simulate a hardware stack; as, a push-down stack.

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To lay in a conical or other pile; to make into a large pile; as, to stack hay, cornstalks, or grain; to stack or place wood.


Stack

Stack , a. [Icel. stakkr; akin to Sw. stack, Dan. stak. Sf. Stake.] 1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or oblong, contracted at the top to a point or ridge, and sometimes covered with thatch.
But corn was housed, and beans were in the stack.
2. A pile of poles or wood, indefinite in quantity.
Against every pillar was a stack of billets above a man's height.
3. A pile of wood containing 108 cubic feet. [Eng.] 4. (Arch.) (a) A number of flues embodied in one structure, rising above the roof. Hence: (b) Any single insulated and prominent structure, or upright pipe, which affords a conduit for smoke; as, the brick smokestack of a factory; the smokestack of a steam vessel. Stack of arms (Mil.), a number of muskets or rifles set up together, with the bayonets crossing one another, forming a sort of conical self-supporting pile.

Stack

Stack, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stacked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Stacking.] [Cf. Sw. stacka, Dan. stakke. See Stack, n.] To lay in a conical or other pile; to make into a large pile; as, to stack hay, cornstalks, or grain; to stack or place wood. To stack arms (Mil.), to set up a number of muskets or rifles together, with the bayonets crossing one another, and forming a sort of conical pile.

Stackage

Stack"age , n. 1. Hay, gray, or the like, in stacks; things stacked. [R.] 2. A tax on things stacked. [R.] Holinshed.

A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or oblong, contracted at the top to a point or ridge, and sometimes covered with thatch.

To lay in a conical or other pile; to make into a large pile; as, to stack hay, cornstalks, or grain; to stack or place wood.

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Usage Examples

I was a very sickly kid. While I was in the hospital at age 7, my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied. I was hooked.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A whole stack of memories never equal one little hope.

We always had 'Vogue' in our house. But, when I was around 12, my Mom finally took me seriously about modeling and put a stack of magazines in front of me, then told me to study all the poses. The ones I loved the most were in 'Vogue.'

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