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stack

(stăk) [ME. stak]
1. To place objects directly on top of others.
2. To perform a procedure immediately after a preceding one, without interruption or pause.

stack

(stak)
To build up porcelain in the shape of a tooth in the fabrication of a tooth crown.

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n a set of metal strips that is inserted into ultrasonic and sonic instruments. A stack converts magnetic fields into vibrations that move the tip of the instrument.
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One of the park's most dramatic features is its sea stacks.
3 -- color) Sea stacks loom at Ruby Beach in Olympic National Park.
Nearby neighbors: This stretch of sea stacks includes formations with colorful names such as Black Rock, Table Rock, Cat and Kittens Rock and, yes, another Haystack Rock and Elephant Rock.
My favourite was the Westquarter loop which takes in impressive cliffs, stunning coves and sea stacks, home to a colony of seals.
Antiquing, seafood, and architecture in Eureka; sea stacks and beaches near Trinidad; wineries (and breweries and cheesemakers) here and there; and Redwood National Park, where the bigleaf maples are turning brilliant yellow.
It features seaside prairies, spectacular vistas, secluded cove beaches, rugged cliffs and forested sea stacks.
St Kildans apparently developed unusually thick and strong ankles by climbing the sheer cliffs of the outlying sea stacks in pursuit of seabirds and their eggs.
THE INN AT JOHN O'GROATS Sea stacks at Duncansby Head, near John O'Groats
The two strongest proposals are a section off of Port Orford, a 4-square-mile area rife with sea stacks, canopy kelp beds, rocky subtidal areas and abundant seabird colonies; and a swath of territory near Otter Rock, home to the largest stand of bull kelp north of Cape Arago, said Gus Gates, Oregon field policy coordinator with the Surfrider Foundation.
Brian, district geologist based at the British Geological Survey, said: "In geological terms, sea stacks are fleeting objects and, over time, are all subject to erosion by the sea until they eventually collapse.