stack  

  • Pronunciation of stack: S T AE1 K (stæk)

  • Number of syllables of stack: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of stack

  • Definition of stack

    • (n): a storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO)  
    • (n): a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated  
    • (n): a list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO)  
    • (n): an orderly pile  
    • (n): (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"; "it must have cost plenty"  
    • (v): arrange the order of so as to increase one''s winning chances; "stack the deck of cards"  
    • (v): arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves"  
    • (v): load or cover with stacks; "stack a truck with boxes"  
  • Examples of stack

    • The concept of stack is additive.  
    • Initially, the size of the stack is zero.  
    • He has a stack of straw at his barn.  
    • These are five units in the stack.  
    • It randomizes the memory layout within the stack.  
    • The diagram of the BOP stack is not enough.  
    • A picker mechanism separates documents in seriatim from a stack.  
    • Initially the size of the stack is zero.  
    • The stack of hay is located at the barn.  
    • The first member of the gray set is the stack itself.  

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