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(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.

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(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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This surprisingly varied park includes a beachful of agates, trees that stand on octopus-like arms, sea stacks, even a tiny museum.
Hidden inlets, including Thunder Rock Cove and Hidden Beach, are sheltered by the sea stacks and headlands, such as Deer Point.
for a weekend After a weekend of sea-based adventure activities, the perfect comedown might be a clifftop walk to see some of the spectacular sea stacks that have attracted tourists to Bundoran for nearly two centuries.
Wai'anapanapa State Park is well worth a stop to explore its volcanic coastline, featuring sea stacks, blowholes and a black sand beach.
Five miles behind us, the tall spire of Malborough shines across bright green rolling hills and in front of us the craggy cliffs and sea stacks of Hope Cove hamlet glow.
The spires are sea stacks - eroded chunks of a coastline that was rearranged during the Ice Age.
Every year, millions of people come from around the world to admire the scenic California coastline with its ever-changing sand dunes, sculptured sea stacks and abundant tide pools.
STACKS OF COLOUR Eerie shapes above the Sea Stacks at Noss Head, Caithness
She said: "After I climbed the St Kilda sea stacks, Stac Lee and Stac an Armin, a friend asked if I might become the first woman to finish the Marilyns.
After showing the data to my supervisors, we confirmed that they were indeed sea stacks.
Black Sea stacks the odds against the characters, but Law's thick Scottish accent is more ship-shape than the script.
Geology 101: Made of basalt, Haystack Rock rises 235 feet and is considered one of the largest sea stacks along the Pacific Coast; Bishop says some 14 1/2 million years ago, the Ginkgo lava flow, originating in Eastern Washington, flowed down Columbia River drainage to the ocean, where the basalt sunk and then "re-erupted" to make Haystack Rock.