Definitions of stack

  1. To pile up.
  2. To pile into a stack or stacks.
  3. To pile in a stack.
  4. To Gather or place in a pile; pile up in a stack.
  5. to arrange in a stack or pile; " stagger the chairs in the lecture hall"
  6. load or cover with stacks; " stack a truck with boxes"
  7. To lay in a conical or other pile; to pile wood, poles, & c. A stack of arms, a conical pile of muskets set up together on their ends. To stack arms, to set up muskets in a stack.
  8. To lay up in a large pile or heap.
  9. a list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored ( LIFO)
  10. a storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored ( LIFO)
  11. a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated
  12. arrange the order of so as to increase one's winning chances; " stack the deck of cards"
  13. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or oblong, contracted at the top to a point or ridge, and sometimes covered with thatch.
  14. A pile of poles or wood, indefinite in quantity.
  15. A pile of wood containing 108 cubic feet.
  16. A number of flues embodied in one structure, rising above the roof. Hence:
  17. Any single insulated and prominent structure, or upright pipe, which affords a conduit for smoke; as, the brick smokestack of a factory; the smokestack of a steam vessel.
  18. A section of memory in a computer used for temporary storage of data, in which the last datum stored is the first retrieved.
  19. A data structure within random- access memory used to simulate a hardware stack; as, a push- down stack.
  20. To lay in a conical or other pile; to make into a large pile; as, to stack hay, cornstalks, or grain; to stack or place wood.
  21. A large quantity of hay, corn, wood, etc., piled up in orderly fashion; a number of chimneys standing together; any chimney; one or more fixed frameworks containing shelves for books.
  22. That which sticks out: a large pile of hay, grain in the sheaf, corn, wood, etc.: a number of chimneys standing together.
  23. Large pile of hay, wood, & c.; cluster of chimneys.
  24. A large orderly pile of unthreshed grain, hay, or straw.
  25. A vertical main smoke flue.
  26. A large pile of hay, grain, or straw, sometimes thatched; a conical pile; a number of funnels or chimneys standing together.
  27. A large conical heap of corn in the straw, thatched on the top; a large pile of hay, straw, or wood; a number of chimneys standing together; in geol., a pillar- like rock separated from the mainland; a needle.
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