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Dictionary Definition

stacks

Noun

1 a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed a mountain of newspapers" [syn: tons, dozens, heaps, lots, mountain, piles, scores, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings]
2 storage space consisting of an extensive arrangement of bookshelves in a library where most of the books are stored [syn: set of bookshelves]

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English

Noun

stacks
  1. Plural of stack

Verb

stacks
  1. third-person singular of stack

Extensive Definition

Computing

  • Stack (data structure), a data structure based on Last In, First Out (LIFO)
  • Call stack of a program, also known as a function stack, execution stack, control stack, or simply the stack
  • Protocol stack, a particular software implementation of a computer networking protocol suite
  • Solution stack, set of software subsystems or components needed to deliver a fully functional solution
  • Stacks (software), a Dock feature found on Mac OS X v10.5 "Leopard"

Mathematics

Miscellanea

stacks in Bulgarian: Стек
stacks in Czech: Zásobník
stacks in German: Stack
stacks in Esperanto: Stako
stacks in French: Stack
stacks in Korean: 스택 (동음이의)
stacks in Hungarian: Verem (egyértelműsítő lap)
stacks in Japanese: スタック (曖昧さ回避)
stacks in Slovenian: Sklad
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