1 an orderly pile
2 (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" [syn: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, tidy sum, wad, whole lot, whole slew]
3 a list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO) [syn: push-down list, push-down stack]
4 a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated [syn: smokestack]
5 a storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO) [syn: push-down storage, push-down store]
1 load or cover with stacks; "stack a truck with boxes"
2 arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves" [syn: pile, heap]
3 arrange the order of so as to increase one's winning chances; "stack the deck of cards"
- Rhymes with: -æk
- A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, larger at the bottom than the top, sometimes covered with thatch.
- A pile of similar objects, each directly on top of the last.
- Please bring me a chair from that stack in the corner.
- A pile of poles or wood, indefinite in quantity.
- A pile of wood containing 108 cubic feet. (~3 m³)
- A smokestack.
- A linear data structure in which the last datum stored is the first retrieved; a LIFO queue.
- A portion of memory in a computer occupied by a stack data structure, particularly (the stack) that portion of main memory manipulated during machine language procedure call related instructions.
- Coastal landform. A large vertical column of rock in the sea.
- In the context of "library": Compactly spaced bookshelves used to house large collections of books.
- A large amount of an object.
- A pile of rifles or muskets in a cone shape.
- The amount of money a player has on the table.
- A vertical drain pipe.
computing: data structure
- To place one or more objects or material in the form of a stack
or on an existing stack.
- Please stack those chairs in the corner.
- To arrange the cards in a deck in a particular manner.
- This is the third hand in a row you've drawn a four-of-a-kind. Someone is stacking the deck!
- To take all the money another player currently has on the
- I won Jill's last $100 this hand; I stacked her!
To place objects or material in the form of a stack
- Finnish: pinota
To arrange the cards in a deck in a particular manner
- Stack (data structure), a data structure based on Last In, First Out (LIFO)
- Call stack of a program, also known as a function stack, execution stack, control stack, or simply the stack
- Protocol stack, a particular software implementation of a computer networking protocol suite
- Solution stack, set of software subsystems or components needed to deliver a fully functional solution
- Stacks (software), a Dock feature found on Mac OS X v10.5 "Leopard"
- Chimney, in the term "smoke stack"
- Flue gas stacks, the industrial terminology for an industrial plant chimney
- Stack (geology), a large vertical column of rock in the sea
- The Stack, the interchange of I-10 and I-17 in Phoenix, Arizona
- Brian 'Stack' Stevens, a Cornish rugby player
- Stacks (rapper), the stage name of the rapper Yannique Barker born 1985.
- An amplifier stack, as used in guitar terminology
- Flesh-n-Bone who is also known as "stack"
- Stack interchange, a type of freeway interchange
stack in Bulgarian: Стек
stack in Czech: Zásobník
stack in German: Stack
stack in Esperanto: Stako
stack in French: Stack
stack in Korean: 스택 (동음이의)
stack in Hungarian: Verem (egyértelműsítő lap)
stack in Japanese: スタック (曖昧さ回避)
stack in Slovenian: Sklad
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