"stacks" in the noun sense
an orderly pile
"made lots of new friends"
"she amassed stacks of newspapers"
2. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
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"
"see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"
"it must have cost plenty"
"a slew of journalists"
"a wad of money"
3. push-down list, push-down stack, stack
a list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
4. smokestack, stack
a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated
5. push-down storage, push-down store, stack
a storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
"stacks" in the verb sense
load or cover with stacks
"stack a truck with boxes"
2. stack, pile, heap
arrange in stacks
"heap firewood around the fireplace"
"stack your books up on the shelves"
arrange the order of so as to increase one's winning chances
"stack the deck of cards"
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