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stack

 (stăk)
n.
1. An orderly pile, especially one arranged in layers: a stack of newspapers. See Synonyms at heap.
2. A large, usually conical pile of straw or fodder arranged for outdoor storage.
3. Computers A section of memory and its associated registers used for temporary storage of information in which the item most recently stored is the first to be retrieved.
4. A group of three rifles supporting each other, butt downward and forming a cone.
5.
a. A chimney or flue.
b. A group of chimneys arranged together.
6. A vertical exhaust pipe, as on a ship or locomotive.
7. stacks
a. An extensive arrangement of bookshelves.
b. The area of a library in which most of the books are shelved.
8. A stackup.
9. An English measure of coal or cut wood, equal to 108 cubic feet (3.06 cubic meters).
10. Informal A large quantity: a stack of work to do.
v. stacked, stack·ing, stacks
v.tr.
1. To arrange in a stack; pile.
2. To load or cover with stacks or piles: stacked the dishwasher.
3.
a. Games To prearrange the order of (a deck of cards) so as to increase the chance of winning.
b. To prearrange or fix unfairly so as to favor a particular outcome: tried to stack the jury.
4. To direct (aircraft) to circle at different altitudes while waiting to land.
v.intr.
To form a stack: Make sure the boxes stack neatly against the wall.
Phrasal Verb:
stack up Informal
1. To measure up or equal: Their gift doesn't stack up against his.
2. To make sense; add up: Her report just doesn't stack up.

[Middle English stak, pile, heap, haystack, from Old Norse stakkr.]

stack′a·ble adj.
stack′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stacker - a laborer who builds up a stack or pilestacker - a laborer who builds up a stack or pile
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
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Translations

stacker

[ˈstækəʳ] N (Comput) → apiladora f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

stacker

n (for printer) → Ablage f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

stacker

[ˈstækəʳ] n (on printer) → casella di ricezione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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As is known to all, the stacker is a key equipment of automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) in industrial environment.
Paul Stacker, 64, is expected to report to prison in late January to begin serving the 51-month sentence imposed Wednesday by a judge in U.S.
They are led by Jake Pentecos, estranged son of the first movie's Stacker Pentecost and played by John Boyega of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', reports Entertainment Weekly.