Definitions for stack

Definitions for (noun) stack

Main entry: push-down storage, push-down store, stack

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

Main entry: smokestack, stack

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

Main entry: push-down list, push-down stack, stack

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

Main entry: stack

Definition: an orderly pile

Main entry: batch, mint, mountain, muckle, peck, passel, tidy sum, deal, spate, sight, slew, stack, heap, hatful, good deal, great deal, wad, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, lot, mass, mess, mickle, flock

Definition: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Usage: a batch of letters; a deal of trouble; a lot of money; he made a mint on the stock market; see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos; it must have cost plenty; a slew of journalists; a wad of money

Definitions for (verb) stack

Main entry: stack

Definition: arrange the order of so as to increase one's winning chances

Usage: stack the deck of cards

Main entry: pile, heap, stack

Definition: arrange in stacks

Usage: heap firewood around the fireplace; stack your books up on the shelves

Main entry: stack

Definition: load or cover with stacks

Usage: stack a truck with boxes

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