Learn how to say Stacking correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word stack:
1a pile of objects, typically one that is neatly arranged:
a stack of boxes
(a stack of/stacks of) informal a large quantity of something:
there’s stacks of work for me now
a rectangular or cylindrical pile of hay or straw or of grain in sheaf.
a vertical arrangement of hi-fi or guitar amplification equipment.
a number of aircraft flying in circles at different altitudes around the same point while waiting for permission to land at an airport.
a pyramidal group of rifles.
(the stacks) units of shelving in part of a library normally closed to the public, used to store books compactly:
the demand for items from the stacks
the new premises provided a reading room and a stack room
Computing a set of storage locations which store data in such a way that the most recently stored item is the first to be retrieved.
2a chimney, especially one on a factory, or a vertical exhaust pipe on a vehicle.
(also sea stack) British a column of rock standing in the sea, remaining after erosion of cliffs.
3British a measure for a pile of wood of 108 cu. ft (3.06 cubic metres).
1arrange (a number of things) in a pile, typically a neat one:
the books had been stacked up in neat piles
she stood up, beginning to stack the plates
fill or cover (a place or surface) with stacks of things:
he spent most of the time stacking shelves
cause (an aircraft) to fly in circles while waiting for permission to land at an airport:
I hope we aren’t stacked for hours over Kennedy
2shuffle or arrange (a pack of cards) dishonestly so as to gain an unfair advantage:
I know the cards are stacked
Texas’s capital punishment law stacks the deck in favour of death over prison
(be stacked against/in favour of) used to refer to a situation which is such that an unfavourable or a favourable outcome is overwhelmingly likely:
the odds were stacked against Fiji in the World Cup
3 [no object] (in snowboarding) fall over.
1 (or stack something up) form or cause to form a large quantity; build up:
cars stack up behind every bus
2North American informal measure up; compare:
our rural schools stack up well against their urban counterparts
[usually with negative] make sense:
to blame the debacle on the antics of a rogue trader is not credible—it doesn’t stack up
Middle English: from Old Norse stakkr ‘haystack’, of Germanic origin