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2 definitions found
 for Stacking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stacking \Stack"ing\,
     a. & n. from Stack.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Stacking band, Stacking belt, a band or rope used in
        binding thatch or straw upon a stack.
  
     Stacking stage, a stage used in building stacks.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stack \Stack\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stacked (st[a^]kt); p. pr.
     & vb. n. Stacking.] [Cf. Sw. stacka, Dan. stakke. See
     Stack, n.]
     1. To lay in a conical or other pile; to make into a large
        pile; as, to stack hay, cornstalks, or grain; to stack or
        place wood.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Specifically: To place in a vertical arrangement so that
        each item in a pile is resting on top of another item in
        the pile, except for the bottom item; as, to stack the
        papers neatly on the desk; to stack the bricks.
        [PJC]
  
     3. To select or arrange dishonestly so as to achieve an
        unfair advantage; as, to stack a deck of cards; to stack a
        jury with persons prejudiced against the defendant.
        [PJC]
  
     To stack arms (Mil.), to set up a number of muskets or
        rifles together, with the bayonets crossing one another,
        and forming a sort of conical pile.
        [1913 Webster]

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