Definition of stacked in English:

stacked

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Pronunciation: /stakt
 
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adjective

  • 1(Of a number of things) put or arranged in a stack or stacks: the stacked chairs
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    • To the right of the beds, there was a work table, and there were four neatly stacked chairs in the corner next to the table.
    • That's all that my room is at the moment; a collection of stacked stuff.
    • Terraced soil or stacked stones provide a place for the water to spill over.
  • 1.1(Of a place or surface) filled or covered with goods: the stacked shelves
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    • And, worth noting, the larger retail outlets offer seas of stacked aisles in which to get confused.
    • He is a natural bon-viveur and legendary dinner party host, although rumours he keeps a fully stacked champagne-only fridge are, sadly, untrue.
  • 1.2Having sections that are arranged vertically: full-sized washer/dryers are replacing stacked units
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    • With increasing extension, or shear, vertically stacked books will progressively rotate, attaining ever-decreasing angles to the horizontal.
    • It comes with vertically stacked dual headlamps and a narrower passenger seat than other BMWcruisers.
    • Suzuki has gone for vertically stacked headlights and no-maintenance LED-type rear tail lights.
  • 1.3(Of a heel) made from thin layers of material glued one on top of the other: the new boots you buy will be leather with stacked heels
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    • Basically, you need to go out and invest in a new pair of slouch boots with a stacked heel and/or flat pumps.
    • Women, brace yourselves for stacked heels, and men, the Chelsea boot looks best with a pair of low-rise dirty denim jeans.
  • 2(Of a pack of cards) shuffled or arranged dishonestly so as to gain an unfair advantage: you were playing against a stacked deck figurative a stacked deck of a political system
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    • Boxing is full of stacked decks and unfair decisions but through it all, sometimes we just get a great fight.
    • I never expected this respected professor of economics to deal from a stacked deck.
    • Mephistopheles is dealing with a stacked deck and he knows it.
  • 3 informal (Of a woman) having large breasts: she’s really stacked she was a vivacious and well-stacked young woman
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    • She is stacked and feisty, but not actually that smart a player.
    • The band of four head off on their little adventure and I suddenly notice that Stephanie is stacked.
    • She's stacked, limber and looking for a father figure.
  • 4 Computing (Of a task) placed in a queue for subsequent processing: an operating system that allows for stacked jobs
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    • This invention relates in general to printing systems, and more particularly to a system and method for managing print object headers associated with active print objects via a controllable stacked object queue arrangement.
    • The print object headers are made available in a plurality of register sets or queues, which are serially arranged in a stacked queue configuration.
    • As print object headers enter the stacked object queue via a first queue, they are shifted through the remaining queues as they become available.
  • 4.1(Of a stream of data) stored in such a way that the most recently stored item is the first to be retrieved: MIDI interface featuring stacked MIDI note numbers
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    • A special case of data retrieval from multiple tables is the use of stacked cursors to fetch data from logical copies of the same table, in a manner that provides a solution to the so called "Parts explosion" problem.
    • Stacked cursors are typically used in application programs which traverse a tree structure stored in the database.

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