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stacks

stacks
A storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
Storage space in a library consisting of an extensive arrangement of bookshelves where most of the books are stored
A large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated
A large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
A list in which the next item to be removed is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
An orderly pile
Arrange the order of so as to increase one's winning chances; "stack the deck of cards"
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
Arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the

stages

stages
A section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
A large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience; "he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"
A small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination
A large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns; "we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles"
The theater as a profession (usually `the stage'); "an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage"
Any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something; "All the world's a stage"--Shakespeare; "it set the stage for peaceful negotiations"
A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the socia

stains

stains
Color for microscopic study; "The laboratory worker dyed the specimen"
Color with a liquid dye or tint; "Stain this table a beautiful walnut color"; "people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages"
Produce or leave stains; "Red wine stains the table cloth"
Make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; "The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air"; "Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man"
An act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
A soiled or discolored appearance; "the wine left a dark stain"
A symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
The state of being covered with unclean things
(microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

stairs

stairs
Support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway; "he paused on the bottom step"
A flight of stairs or a flight of steps

stakes

stakes
The money risked on a gamble
A pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track); "a pair of posts marked the goal"; "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"
(law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something; "they have interests all over the world"; "a stake in the company's future"
A division of the Mormon Church
Territorial division of the Mormon Church
Place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"
Kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole; "the enemies were impaled and left to die"
Mark with a stake; "stake out the path"
Tie or fasten to a stake; "stake your goat"
Put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
A strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground
Instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is

stalks

stalks
Material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
Walk stiffly
Go through (an area) in search of prey; "stalk the woods for deer"
Follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to; "her ex-boyfriend stalked her"; "the ghost of her mother haunted her"
A stiff or threatening gait
The act of following prey stealthily
A hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush
A slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ

stalls

stalls
A farm building for housing horses or other livestock
Deliberately delay an event or action; "she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"
Come to a stop; "The car stalled in the driveway"
Cause an engine to stop; "The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car"
Cause an airplane to go into a stall
Experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
A tactic used to mislead or delay
Put into, or keep in, a stall; "Stall the horse"
Small area set off by walls for special use
Postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"
Small individual study area in a library
A booth where articles are displayed for sale
A compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
Seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
A malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which ther

stamps

stamps
Treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"
To mark, or produce an imprint in or on something; "a man whose name is permanently stamped on our maps"
Affix a stamp to; "Are the letters properly stamped?"
A device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
Raise in a relief; "embossed stationery"
A block or die used to imprint a mark or design
Crush or grind with a heavy instrument; "stamp fruit extract the juice"
Machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
Form or cut out with a mold, form, or die; "stamp needles"
A small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid
Walk heavily; "The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots"
A symbol that is the result of printing or engraving; "he pu

stands

stands
Occupy a place or location, also metaphorically; "We stand on common ground"
A mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"
Treated to, e.g. he stood me a beer.
An interruption of normal activity
A growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area; "they cut down a stand of trees"
The position where a thing or person stands
Have or maintain a position or stand on an issue; "Where do you stand on the War?"
Withstand the force of something; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"
Be available for stud services; "male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females"
A defensive effort; "the army made a final stand at the Rhone"
Be standing; be upri

stapes

stapes
(n.) The innermost of the ossicles of the ear; the stirrup, or stirrup bone; -- so called from its form. See Illust. of Ear.

stares

stares
Fixate one's eyes; "The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly"
Look at with fixed eyes; "The students stared at the teacher with amazement"
A fixed look with eyes open wide

starts

starts
The beginning of anything; "it was off to a good start"
Bulge outward; "His eyes popped"
A line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
Begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job; "Take up a position"; "start a new job"
The time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
Begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object; "begin a cigar"; "She started the soup while it was still hot"; "We started physics in 10th grade"
Have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense; "The DMZ begins right over the hill"; "The second movement begins after the Allegro"; "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
Have a beginning characterized in some specified way; "The novel begins with a murder"; "My property begins with the three maple trees"; "Her day begins wi

stases

stases
Inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces
An abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped
Medical term for a stagnation in the normal flow of bodily fluids

stasis

stasis
(n.) A slackening or arrest of the blood current in the vessels, due not to a lessening of the heart's beat, but presumably to some abnormal resistance of the capillary walls. It is one of the phenomena observed in the capillaries in inflammation.

states

states
Put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"
Express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"
Indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.; "Can you express this distance in kilometers?"
The way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
The federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789"
A politically organized body of people under a single government;
The group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state; "the state has lowered its income tax"
The territory occupied by a nation; "
The territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south"
A state of depression or agitat

status

status
(n.) State; condition; position of affairs.

staves

staves
(n.) pl. of Staff.
(pl.) of Staff
(pl.) pl. of Stave.