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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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stacking

(ˈstækɪŋ)
n
(Aeronautics) the arrangement of aircraft traffic in busy flight lanes, esp while waiting to land at an airport, with a minimum vertical separation for safety of 1000 feet below 29 000 feet and 2000 feet above 29 000 feet
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Pollyanna, smiling bravely now, flew about, hanging the dresses in the closet, stacking the books on the table, and putting away the undergarments in the bureau drawers.
When the ice-men were at work here in '46-7, the cakes sent to the shore were one day rejected by those who were stacking them up there, not being thick enough to lie side by side with the rest; and the cutters thus discovered that the ice over a small space was two or three inches thinner than elsewhere, which made them think that there was an inlet there.
Pune, India, June 25, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Elscint Automation, the leading vibratory part feeder manufacturer from India has developed an automatic stacking & indexing machine for stacking of Chain plates.
However, the attributes that use CMP gathers, including amplitude versus offset, should be studied before stacking, which makes it pre-stack seismic inversion, according to a thesis submitted to the Department of Physics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
1 / 22 A competitor creates their sculpture in the European Stone Stacking Championships 2019 in Dunbar, Scotland, on April 21, 2019.
While we hope for no more fires, we are optimistic that stacking in this configuration would make such a fire more manageable.
Yes, some of it was moved around by the person in the stack, and in the winter it was pushed to the openings in the floor of the haymow so it could drop down into the hay manger along one side of the barn, but the investment of labor pales in comparison to lifting and stacking and lifting again and restacking bales.
Leslie Scott, game designer and author, developed the original Jenga from a wood block stacking game her family had created in Ghana in the 1970s.
Offshore drillers globally are increasingly considering "warm stacking" their rigs to take them temporarily off the market, as they gear up for a slowdown in the hunt for oil with crude prices sliding to five-year lows.Rigs in warm stack maintain basic operations and most of the crew, and can be put to use once the owner gets a contract.
There were usually a couple of fellows stacking the wheat on the barge so that it would stay on while riding to the stack location.
Further, you'll find differences depending on what you are stacking--you may be talking about stacking homogenous parts or heterogeneous parts.