Associations to the word «Stack»

Pictures for the word «Stack»

Wiktionary

STACK, noun. (heading) A pile.
STACK, noun. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, larger at the bottom than the top, sometimes covered with thatch.
STACK, noun. A pile of similar objects, each directly on top of the last.
STACK, noun. (UK) A pile of poles or wood, indefinite in quantity.
STACK, noun. A pile of wood containing 108 cubic feet. (~3 m³)
STACK, noun. A smokestack.
STACK, noun. (heading) In digital computing.
STACK, noun. A linear data structure in which the last data item stored is the first retrieved; a LIFO queue.
STACK, noun. A portion of computer memory occupied by a stack data structure, particularly (the stack) that portion of main memory manipulated during machine language procedure call related instructions.
STACK, noun. (math) A generalization of schemes in algebraic geometry and of sheaves.
STACK, noun. (geology) A coastal landform, consisting of a large vertical column of rock in the sea.
STACK, noun. ​(library) Compactly spaced bookshelves used to house large collections of books.
STACK, noun. (figuratively) A large amount of an object.
STACK, noun. (military) A pile of rifles or muskets in a cone shape.
STACK, noun. (poker) The amount of money a player has on the table.
STACK, noun. (heading) In architecture.
STACK, noun. A number of flues embodied in one structure, rising above the roof.
STACK, noun. A vertical drainpipe.
STACK, noun. (Australia) (slang) A fall or crash, a prang.
STACK, noun. (bodybuilding) A blend of various dietary supplements or anabolic steroids with supposed synergistic benefits.
STACK, noun. (US) (slang) At Caltech, a lock, obstacle, or puzzle designed to prevent underclassmen from entering a senior's room during ditch day.
STACK, verb. (transitive) To arrange in a stack, or to add to an existing stack.
STACK, verb. (transitive) (card games) To arrange the cards in a deck in a particular manner.
STACK, verb. (transitive) (poker) To take all the money another player currently has on the table.
STACK, verb. (transitive) To deliberately distort the composition of (an assembly, committee, etc.).
STACK, verb. (transitive) (US) (Australia) (slang) To crash; to fall.
STACK OFF, verb. (poker slang) (of two or more players) To play an all in pot; to commit all of one's chips to a pot.
STACK TRACE, noun. (computing) A hierarchical trace of the function calls made by a program, used in debugging.
STACK TRACES, noun. Plural of stack trace
STACK UP, verb. (transitive) To put into a stack
STACK UP, verb. (intransitive) to pile up; to accumulate
STACK UP, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To put a group of abstract things together.
STACK UP, verb. To compare with something; to measure up. (Often used with "against", "among")
STACK Z'S, verb. (idiomatic) To sleep; to be asleep

Dictionary definition

STACK, noun. An orderly pile.
STACK, noun. (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".
STACK, noun. A list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO).
STACK, noun. A large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated.
STACK, noun. A storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO).
STACK, verb. Load or cover with stacks; "stack a truck with boxes".
STACK, verb. Arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves".
STACK, verb. Arrange the order of so as to increase one's winning chances; "stack the deck of cards".

Wise words

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