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stack

noun [C]
 
 
/stæk/
a large pile of something such as letters: I have a stack of invoices to process this afternoon.
IT a method of storing information on a computer in which the most recent item is found or dealt with before other items: It is possible to search the stack for an item and find out how far it is from the top.
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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