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Stacknoun

(heading) A pile.

Arraynoun

Clothing and ornamentation.

Stacknoun

A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, larger at the bottom than the top, sometimes covered with thatch.

Arraynoun

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Stacknoun

A pile of similar objects, each directly on top of the last.

‘Please bring me a chair from that stack in the corner.’;

Arraynoun

A collection laid out to be viewed in full.

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Stacknoun

(UK) A pile of poles or wood, indefinite in quantity.

Arraynoun

An orderly series, arrangement or sequence.

Stacknoun

A pile of wood containing 108 cubic feet. (~3 m³)

Arraynoun

Order; a regular and imposing arrangement; disposition in regular lines; hence, order of battle.

‘drawn up in battle array’;

Stacknoun

An extensive collection

Arraynoun

A large collection.

‘We offer a dazzling array of choices.’;

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Stacknoun

A smokestack.

Arraynoun

(mathematics) Common name for matrix.

Stacknoun

(heading) In digital computing.

Arraynoun

(programming) Any of various data structures designed to hold multiple elements of the same type; especially, a data structure that holds these elements in adjacent memory locations so that they may be retrieved using numeric indices.

Stacknoun

A linear data structure in which the last data item stored is the first retrieved; a LIFO queue.

Arraynoun

(legal) A ranking or setting forth in order, by the proper officer, of a jury as impanelled in a cause; the panel itself; or the whole body of jurors summoned to attend the court.

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Stacknoun

A portion of computer memory occupied by a stack data structure, particularly (the stack) that portion of main memory manipulated during machine language procedure call related instructions.

Arraynoun

(military) A militia.

Stacknoun

A standard set of software components commonly used together on a system – for example, the combination of an operating system, web server, database and programming language.

Arraynoun

A group of hedgehogs.

Stacknoun

(math) A generalization of schemes in algebraic geometry and of sheaves.

Arraynoun

A microarray.

Stacknoun

(geology) A coastal landform, consisting of a large vertical column of rock in the sea.

Arrayverb

To clothe and ornament; to adorn or attire.

‘He was arrayed in his finest robes and jewels.’;

Stacknoun

(library) Compactly spaced bookshelves used to house large collections of books.

Arrayverb

To lay out in an orderly arrangement; to deploy or marshal.

Stacknoun

(figuratively) A large amount of an object.

‘They paid him a stack of money to keep quiet.’;

Arrayverb

(legal) To set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a cause; that is, to call them one at a time.

Stacknoun

(military) A pile of rifles or muskets in a cone shape.

Arraynoun

Order; a regular and imposing arrangement; disposition in regular lines; hence, order of battle; as, drawn up in battle array.

‘Wedged together in the closest array.’;

Stacknoun

(poker) The amount of money a player has on the table.

Arraynoun

The whole body of persons thus placed in order; an orderly collection; hence, a body of soldiers.

‘A gallant array of nobles and cavaliers.’;

Stacknoun

(heading) In architecture.

Arraynoun

An imposing series of things.

‘Their long array of sapphire and of gold.’;

Stacknoun

A number of flues embodied in one structure, rising above the roof.

Arraynoun

Dress; garments disposed in order upon the person; rich or beautiful apparel.

Stacknoun

A vertical drainpipe.

Arraynoun

A ranking or setting forth in order, by the proper officer, of a jury as impaneled in a cause.

Stacknoun

A fall or crash, a prang.

Arrayverb

To place or dispose in order, as troops for battle; to marshal.

‘By torch and trumpet fast arrayed,Each horseman drew his battle blade.’; ‘These doubts will be arrayed before their minds.’;

Stacknoun

(bodybuilding) A blend of various dietary supplements or anabolic steroids with supposed synergistic benefits.

Arrayverb

To deck or dress; to adorn with dress; to cloth to envelop; - applied esp. to dress of a splendid kind.

‘Pharaoh . . . arrayed him in vestures of fine linen.’; ‘In gelid caves with horrid gloom arrayed.’;

Stackverb

(transitive) To arrange in a stack, or to add to an existing stack.

‘Please stack those chairs in the corner.’;

Arrayverb

To set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a cause; that is, to call them man by man.

Stackverb

To arrange the cards in a deck in a particular manner.

‘This is the third hand in a row where you've drawn four of a kind. Someone is stacking the deck!’;

Arraynoun

an orderly arrangement;

‘an array of troops in battle order’;

Stackverb

To take all the money another player currently has on the table.

‘I won Jill's last $100 this hand; I stacked her!’;

Arraynoun

an impressive display;

‘it was a bewildering array of books’; ‘his tools were in an orderly array on the basement wall’;

Stackverb

(transitive) To deliberately distort the composition of (an assembly, committee, etc.).

‘The Government was accused of stacking the parliamentary committee.’;

Arraynoun

especially fine or decorative clothing

Stackverb

To crash; to fall.

‘Jim couldn′t make it today as he stacked his car on the weekend.’;

Arraynoun

an arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics

Stacknoun

A large and to some degree orderly 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.

‘But corn was housed, and beans were in the stack.’;

Arrayverb

lay out in a line

Stacknoun

An orderly pile of any type of object, indefinite in quantity; - used especially of piles of wood. A stack is usually more orderly than a pile

‘Against every pillar was a stack of billets above a man's height.’;

Arrayverb

align oneself with a group or a way of thinking

Stacknoun

A pile of wood containing 108 cubic feet.

Array

An array is a systematic arrangement of similar objects, usually in rows and columns.

Stacknoun

A large quantity; as, a stack of cash.

Stacknoun

A number of flues embodied in one structure, rising above the roof.

Stacknoun

A section of memory in a computer used for temporary storage of data, in which the last datum stored is the first retrieved.

Stacknoun

The section of a library containing shelves which hold books less frequently requested.

Stackverb

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.

Stackverb

To place in a vertical arrangement so that each item in a pile is resting on top of another item in the pile, except for the bottom item; as, to stack the papers neatly on the desk; to stack the bricks.

Stackverb

To select or arrange dishonestly so as to achieve an unfair advantage; as, to stack a deck of cards; to stack a jury with persons prejudiced against the defendant.

Stacknoun

an orderly pile

Stacknoun

(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’;

Stacknoun

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

Stacknoun

a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated

Stacknoun

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

Stackverb

load or cover with stacks;

‘stack a truck with boxes’;

Stackverb

arrange in stacks;

‘heap firewood around the fireplace’; ‘stack your books up on the shelves’;

Stackverb

arrange the order of so as to increase one's winning chances;

‘stack the deck of cards’;

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