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Dictionary definition for: Stack

1. (n) an orderly pile

2. (v) load or cover with stacks; "stack a truck with boxes"

3. (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"

4. (v) arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace" "stack your books up on the shelves"

5. (n) a list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO)

6. (v) arrange the order of so as to increase one''s winning chances; "stack the deck of cards"

7. (n) a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated

8. (n) a storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO)

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