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stacks, plural;
  1. Arrange (a number of things) in a pile, typically a neat one
    • - the books had been stacked up in three piles
    • - she stood up, beginning to stack the plates
  2. Fill or cover (a place or surface) with piles of things, typically neat ones
    • - he spent most of the time stacking shelves
  3. Cause (an aircraft) to fly in circles while waiting for permission to land at an airport
    • - I hope we aren't stacked for hours over Kennedy
  4. Shuffle or arrange (a deck of cards) dishonestly so as to gain an unfair advantage

  5. Used to refer to a situation that is such that an unfavorable or a favorable outcome is overwhelmingly likely
    • - the odds were stacked against Fiji in the World Cup
    • - they found the courts stacked in favor of timber interests
  6. (in snowboarding) Fall over

Noun
  1. A pile of objects, typically one that is neatly arranged
    • - a stack of boxes
  2. A large quantity of something
    • - there's stacks of work for me now
  3. A rectangular or cylindrical pile of hay or straw or of grain in sheaf

  4. A vertical arrangement of stereo or guitar amplification equipment

  5. A number of aircraft flying in circles at different altitudes around the same point while waiting for permission to land at an airport

  6. A pyramidal group of rifles

  7. Units of shelving in part of a library, used to store books compactly

  8. A set of storage locations that store data in such a way that the most recently stored item is the first to be retrieved

  9. A chimney, esp. one on a factory, or a vertical exhaust pipe on a vehicle

  10. A column of rock standing in the sea, remaining after erosion of cliffs


  1. an orderly pile
  2. load or cover with stacks; "stack a truck with boxes"
  3. arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves"
  4. batch: (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"; "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"
  5. push-down list: a list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
  6. arrange the order of so as to increase one's winning chances; "stack the deck of cards"
  7. In algebraic geometry, an algebraic stack is a concept introduced to generalize algebraic varieties, schemes, and algebraic spaces. ...
  8. In computer science, a stack is a last in, first out (LIFO) abstract data type and data structure. A stack can have any abstract data type as an element, but is characterized by only two fundamental operations: push and pop. ...
  9. In mathematics a stack is a concept used to formalise some of the main constructions of descent theory.
  10. A stack is a geological landform consisting of a steep and often vertical column or columns of rock in the sea near a coast, isolated by erosion. Stacks are formed through processes of coastal geomorphology, which are entirely natural. ...
  11. A library is a collection of sources, resources, and services, and the structure in which it is housed; it is organized for use and maintained by a public body, an institution, or a private individual. In the more traditional sense, a library is a collection of books. ...
  12. A chimney is a structure for venting hot flue gases or smoke from a boiler, stove, furnace or fireplace to the outside atmosphere. ...
  13. 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; A pile of poles or wood, indefinite in quantity; A pile of wood containing 108 cubic feet. ...
  14. (Stacked) a well-endowed woman
  15. (stacked) A condition characterized by a shift in the binding of a book.
  16. (Stacked) A heel made of what appear to be thin layers of wood stacked on top of each other, often in a thick but tapering column. Because the wood or wood-like material in this style has no give, they are not always forgiving for those unaccustomed to walking in heels.
  17. (Stacked) Bar Charts illustrate the value of both the total of each bar and the value of segments within each bar. Each segment of a bar represents a different portion or sub-set of the total.
  18. (Stacked) Being well endowed, "Upstairs" Example: "Wow, that girl is really stacked!!" Thanks to Debbie Sims (69) for this classic 60's word.
  19. (Stacked) Heels on shoes made of multiple layers of pressed wood, leather or synthetic materials.
  20. (Stacked) When two or more units are joined vertically.
  21. (Stacked) large breasted women
  22. (stacked) Describes the characters of a license plate serial number that are located one above another.  Or, describes the words or other features of a license plate that are placed one above another.
  23. (stacked) a muscular individual
  24. (stacking) Application of the limits of more than one policy to a claim or loss. Some courts have required stacking of limits when multiple policies cover an accident (occurrence).
  25. Stacking is a professional term used in dog shows. Owners must position, or “stack,” dogs according to official guidelines when they are reviewed by judges. A “free stack” is a term used to describe when the dog positions itself.