June 07, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
stack /ˈstæk/ noun
stack
/ˈstæk/
noun

plural stacks

A stack of books
A stack of books
Learner's definition of STACK

1 [count] : a usually neat pile : a group of things that are put one on top of the other

  • He had arranged the letters in stacks.

  • She took a magazine from near the top of the stack.

— often + of

  • a stack of dishes/papers

2 [count] : a large amount of something — usually + of

  • There is a stack of evidence against her.

  • They have stacks of money.

3 [count] : a tall chimney on a factory, ship, etc., for carrying smoke away : SMOKESTACK

4 the stacks : the rows of shelves where books are stored in a library

  • I couldn't find the book in the stacks.

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