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stack

noun [C]  /stæk/ us  
a pile of things arranged one on top of another: a stack of pancakes stacks of newspapersthe stacks In a library (= a building with a collection of books and study materials), the stacks are the area where books are stored: I found the book in the stacks, but it was in the wrong place.

stack

verb [T]  /stæk/ us  
to arrange things in a pile one on top of another: The cases were stacked neatly in the middle of the room.
Translations of “stack”
in Korean 무더기…
in Arabic كَوْمة…
in French meule, rayon(nage)…
in Turkish yığın, küme, istif…
in Italian pila…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堆, (排放整齊的)堆,疊, 大量,許多…
in Russian стопка…
in Polish sterta, stos…
in Spanish pila, estante…
in Portuguese pilha…
in German der Stapel, das Regal…
in Catalan pila, munt…
in Japanese 積み重ねられたもの, ~の山…
in Chinese (Simplified) 堆, (码放整齐的)堆,叠,摞, 大量,许多…
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