- a pile of objects, typically one that is neatly arranged；a large quantity of something
- arrange (a number of things) in a pile, typically a neat one；fill or cover (a place or surface) with piles of things, typically neat ones
noun: stack, plural noun: stacks
verb: stack, 3rd person present: stacks, gerund or present participle: stacking, past tense: stacked, past participle: stacked
- 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:
the demand for items from the stacks
the new premises provided a reading room and a stack room
- 8. a set of storage locations which store data in such a way that the most recently stored item is the first to be retrieved.
- 9. a chimney, especially 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. 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:
I know the cards are stacked
Texas's capital punishment law stacks the deck in favor of death over prison
- 5. used to refer to a situation which 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.
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