stack

1. a vertical arrangement of blowout prevention equipment. Also called preventer stack. See blowout preventer. 2. the vertical chimney-like installation that is the waste disposal system for unwanted vapor such as flue gases or tail-gas streams.

stack

  1. an orderly pile
  2. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
  3. a list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
  4. a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated
  5. 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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Stack

The vertical pipe of a system of soil, waste or vent piping.
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Stack

- To position trusses on the walls in their correct location.
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stack

(1) memory used to hold local variables for a function. (2) standard library first-in-last-out sequence. TC++PL 10.4.3, 17.3.1, D&E 2.3, 3.9.
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(from the article `blast furnace`) ...agent such as limestone. Ironmaking blast furnaces consist of several zones: a crucible-shaped hearth at the bottom of the furnace; an ... ...mounted at the top of the hearth close to its junction with the bosh. A short vertical section called the bosh parallel, or the barrel, connects ... [2 rel...
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stack

(from the article `traffic control`) ...communication is essential. Conflicts can arise between the control responsibilities of the air traffic controller and the authority of the pilot ...
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Stack

(setup, pose) The posing of a dog in a natural position.
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stack

[n] - an orderly pile 2. [v] - to arrange in a stack or pile 3. [v] - load or cover with stacks 4. [v] - arrange in stacks
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Stack

• (n.) 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. • (a.) A section of memory in a computer used for temporary storage of data, in which the last datum stored is the first retrieved. • (a.) A data structure within random-access memory used to simulate a...
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stack

noun an orderly pile
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stack

(computing) In computing, a method of storing data in which the most recent item stored will be the first to be retrieved. The technique is commonly called `last in, first out`. Stacks are used to solve problems involving nested structures; for example, to analyse an arithmetical...
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stack

(earth science) Click images to enlargeIsolated pillar of rock that has become separated from a headland by coastal erosion. It is usually formed by the collapse of an arch. Further erosion will reduce it to a stump, which is exposed only at low tide
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Stack

[abstract data type] In computer science, a stack is a particular kind of abstract data type or collection in which the principal (or only) operations on the collection are the addition of an entity to the collection, known as push and removal of an entity, known as pop. The relation between the push and pop operations is such that the stac...
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Stack

[C++] ==Overview of Functions== ...
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Stack

[geology] A stack or seastack is a geological landform consisting of a steep and often vertical column or columns of rock in the sea near a coast, formed by erosion. Stacks are formed over time by wind and water, processes of coastal geomorphology. They are formed when part of a headland is eroded by hydraulic action, which is the force of ...
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Stack

[Geology] The Prodigy - The Fat of the Land album cover. Copyright 1997 XL Recordings. Image uploaded under fair use doctrine. Derived from a digital capture (scan/photo) of the album/CD cover (creator of this digital version is irrelevant as the copyright in all equivalent images is still held by the same party). Copyright held by the reco...
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Stack

[library architecture] In library science and architecture, a stack or bookstack (often referred to as a library building`s stacks) is `a narrow-aisled system of free-standing iron uprights, extending uninterruptedly from the foundations to the top floor, adapted to bearing adjustable shelves and supporting the entire weight of the floors, ...
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Stack

[mathematics] In mathematics a stack or 2-sheaf is, roughly speaking, a sheaf that takes values in categories rather than sets. Stacks are used to formalise some of the main constructions of descent theory, and to construct fine moduli stacks when fine moduli spaces do not exist. Descent theory is concerned with generalisations of situation...
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Stack

Stack adjective [ Icelandic stakkr ; akin to Swedish stack , Danish stak . Sf. Stake .] 1. 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 ...
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Stack

Stack transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Stacked ; present participle & verbal noun Stacking .] [ Confer Swedish stacka , Danish stakke . See Stack , noun ] To lay in a conical or ...
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stack

1. 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. 'But corn was housed, and beans were in the stack.' (Cowper) ... 2. A pile of poles or wood, indefinite in quantity. 'Against every pillar was a stack...
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Stack

20 chips in a column, frequently used in Roulette.
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Stack

A chimney, smokestack, or vertical pipe that discharges used air.
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Stack

A chimney, smokestack, or vertical pipe that discharges used air.
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