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stocker

Syllabification: stock·er
Pronunciation: /ˈstäkər
 
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Definition of stocker in English:

noun

1North American A farm animal, typically a young steer or heifer, destined for slaughter but kept until matured or fattened.
Example sentences
  • ‘Putting weight on yearling stocker cattle with forage is a vital agricultural and economic activity here,’ he says.
  • Under the conditions of this trial, program feeding of growing calves increased the gross margin of the stocker cattle enterprise by $32 to 41 per calf.
  • An economic analysis was conducted to determine the cost of the feeding programs and their effect on profitability of the stocker cattle enterprise.
2A person whose job is to fill the shelves of a store or supermarket with merchandise.
Example sentences
  • Wal-Mart, which also hires day laborers as store cleaners and shelf stockers, has a contract with Labor Ready.
  • Clerks/shelf stockers begin at $10 and can make $16.
  • We turn great housekeepers into supervisors, virtuoso shelf stockers into salespeople, and managers into leaders.
3North American informal A stock car.
Example sentences
  • For those who are thinking of getting into racing, short track stockers are a great place to start, as it is comparatively inexpensive, fun, and allows you to attain very good experience in the sport.

Words that rhyme with stocker

blocker, chocker, docker, Fokker, interlocker, knocker, locker, mocha, mocker, ocker, quokka, rocker, saltimbocca, shocker, soccer

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