What does stockpile mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reserve, backlog, stockpile(noun)

    something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose

  2. stockpile(verb)

    a storage pile accumulated for future use

  3. stock, carry, stockpile(verb)

    have on hand

    "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"


  1. stockpile(Noun)

    A supply of something kept safe for future use.

  2. stockpile(Verb)

    To accumulate a stockpile.


  1. Stockpile

    A stockpile is a pile or storage location for bulk materials, forming part of the bulk material handling process. Stockpiles are used in many different areas, such as in a port, refinery or manufacturing facility. The stockpile is normally created by a stacker. A reclaimer is used to recover the material. Stockpiles are normally stacked in stockyards in refineries, ports and mine sites. A simple stockpile is formed by machinery dumping coal into a pile, either from dump trucks, pushed into heaps with bulldozers or from conveyor booms. More controlled stockpiles are formed using stackers to form piles along the length of a conveyor, and reclaimers to retrieve the coal when required for product loading, etc.

How to pronounce stockpile?

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How to say stockpile in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stockpile in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stockpile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of stockpile in a Sentence

  1. Dallas Police Chief David Brown:

    There was a large stockpile of bomb-making material, he knew what he was doing.

  2. Jeffrey Lewis:

    One possibility is that North Korea will enrich the uranium to expand its stockpile of nuclear weapons.

  3. Tamas Varga:

    Chinese GDP data and the rise in the Saudi stockpile due to falling crude oil exports are weighing on prices.

  4. Xu Daxhe:

    There is a mismatch between the current stockpile of the plutonium in Japan and its real need for development.

  5. Swayam Prakash Pandit:

    The stockpile of cooking gas in the hospital is also running low. We are largely relying on firewood to cook meals for patients.

Images & Illustrations of stockpile

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