HyperDic: stack

English > 8 senses of the word stack:
NOUNgroupstackan orderly pile
quantitystack, batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, tidy sum, wad(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent
communicationstack, push-down list, push-down stacka list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
artifactstack, smokestacka large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated
artifactstack, push-down storage, push-down storea storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
VERBcontactstackload or cover with stacks
contactstack, pile, heaparrange in stacks
contactstackarrange the order of so as to increase one's winning chances
stack > pronunciation
Soundsstae'k
Rhymesaback ... zodiac: 126 rhymes with aek...
English > stack: 8 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn orderly pile.
Narrowerhaystack, hayrick, rickA stack of hay
Broaderpile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulusA collection of objects laid on top of each other
Spanishmontón, pila
Catalanamuntegament, apilonament, pila
Verbsstackarrange in stacks
stackload or cover with stacks
English > stack: 8 senses > noun 2, quantity
Meaning(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent.
Synonymsbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, tidy sum, wad
Narrowerflood, inundation, deluge, torrentAn overwhelming number or amount
haymowA mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Spanishavalancha, barbaridad, bestialidad, burrada, cantidad, cúmulo, enormidad, fajo, lote, mogollón, montaña, montón, multitud, passel, pila
Catalanapilament, apilotament, castell, cúmul, estiba, feix, lot, manyoc, muntanya, munt, passel, pila, pilot, quantitat, tou
English > stack: 8 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO).
Synonymspush-down list, push-down stack
Broaderlist, listingA database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
SpanishLIFO, pila
CatalanLIFO
English > stack: 8 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated.
Synonymsmokestack
Narrowerfunnel(nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship)
BroaderchimneyA vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building
Spanishchimenea, humero
Catalanfumeral, xemeneia
English > stack: 8 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO).
Synonymspush-down storage, push-down store
Broadermemory device, storage deviceA device that preserves information for retrieval
Spanishpila
English > stack: 8 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningLoad or cover with stacks.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something with something
ModelThey stack the cart with boxes; They stack the books into the box
Example"stack a truck with boxes"
Broaderload, lade, laden, load upFill or place a load on
See alsostack awaykeep or lay aside for future use
Spanishamontonar, apilar, hacinar
Catalanamuntegar, apilar, apilonar
Nounsstackan orderly pile
stackera laborer who builds up a stack or pile
English > stack: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningArrange in stacks.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
ModelThey stack their rifles on the cabinet
Example "stack your books up on the shelves"
Synonymspile, heap
Narrowercordstack in cords
rickpile in ricks
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
See alsostack uparrange into piles or stacks
Spanishacumular, amontonar, apilar, hacinar
Catalanacumular, agarberar, amuntegar, apilar, apilonar
Participlestackedarranged in a stack
Nounsstackan orderly pile
stackera laborer who builds up a stack or pile
English > stack: 8 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningarrange the order of so as to increase one's winning chances.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"stack the deck of cards"
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order

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