Meaning of STACK in English
1》 a pile, especially a neat one.
↘a rectangular or cylindrical pile of hay, straw, etc.
↘a vertical arrangement of hi-fi or guitar amplification equipment.
↘a pyramidal group of rifles.
2》 informal a large quantity of something.
3》 a chimney or vertical exhaust pipe.
4》 a number of aircraft flying in circles at different altitudes around the same point while waiting to land at an airport.
5》 (also sea ~ ) Brit. a column of rock standing in the sea.
6》 ( the ~s ) units of shelving in part of a library normally closed to the public.
7》 Computing a set of storage locations from which the most recently stored item is the first to be retrieved.
8》 Brit. a measure for a pile of wood of 108 cu. ft (3.06 cubic metres).
1》 arrange in a ~.
↘fill or cover with ~s of things.
2》 shuffle or arrange (a pack of cards) dishonestly.
↘( be ~ed against/in favour of ) (of a situation) be overwhelmingly likely to produce an unfavourable or favourable outcome for.
3》 cause (an aircraft) to fly in a ~.
4》 ( ~ up ) N. Amer. informal measure up; compare.
5》 (in snowboarding) fall over.
ME: from ON stakkr 'hay~', of Gmc origin.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004