from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A deployment of aircraft circling an airport at designated altitudes while awaiting instructions to land.


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  • With broadcasters still apparently unwilling to take the pronunciation of the volcano's name, the stackup at airports continues, and New York-JFK is one of the places that might have a lot of folks staying over for a while. - Highschool

  • The problem (as I see it) is a stackup of features: pushbutton start/stop, and it doesn't stop when I momentarily push it.


  • Polar Instruments has announced the standalone Speedstack impedance coupon generator which produces Gerber files to create impedance test coupons from manual or scripted data, or by pasting data from Polar Instruments 'Speedstack PCB stackup design tools.

    The Gadgeteer

  • Hostesses Sylvia Gonzales and Misti Everett decorated the room for Easter and served Mexican stackup.

    Clovis News Journal : News

  • In a merely 30mm thickness, it can fit well without increasing the whole LCD TV stackup and overall appearance.

    My Digital Life

  • Polar Instruments has added a flex-rigid PCB design option to the Speedstack PCB layer-stackup design system.

    Electronicstalk - electronics industry news

  • Some early questions I have: how will a light, online version of OneNote stackup against Evernote and how much functionality will be clipped from the full version?

    GigaOM Network

  • stackup said It's shocking people even showed up to the tour in '03.

    Dizzying Heights: Popping the Road Bike Bubble

  • Seems to me that these ’scientists’ are beyond any measurable meaning when you consider the ’stackup of tolerances’ in their raw data and their self-designed ‘correction factors’.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Climate Updates

  • My late father told me about ’stackup of tolerances’ when manufacturing turbojet engines [and cars].

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Climate Updates


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