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pileup

[′pīl‚əp]
(electronics)
A set of moving and fixed contacts, insulated from each other, formed as a unit for incorporation in a relay or switch. Also known as stack.
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The first of the multi-car pile-ups in the opening race forced Shaaban to brake sharply to avoid a collision, and in doing so he stalled the engine of his Shell Dallara Mercedes.
This could therefore prevent pile-ups from occurring," said Lieutenant Colonel Nasser Al Maskari, director of operations at the Abu Dhabi Police Central Operations Directorate.
It was reportedly the most deadly of several similar pile-ups since 1997.
Motorists were advised to take care on the roads following two pile-ups on a busy road.
A road pile-up on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi on Tuesday morning led to the death of one of the drivers.
Now to add to the region's excitement organisers have announced that Mystery Jets, The Rifles, The King Blues and Dinosaur Pile-Up will all grace Split 2011.
The defendant, who suffered minor injuries in the pile-up, lost control of his Nissan Sunny on the Shaikh Hamad Bridge near the Novotel Al Dana Resort on April 8.
Summary: One person has died after a huge pile-up on an dual carriageway shrouded in thick fog.
Mendoza said Fridays tend to have fewer morning commuters than other days of the week, and he speculated that a massive pile-up on the Long Beach Freeway during heavy fog last weekend might have served to remind drivers to take it easy.
This is the second such pile-up in less than a week.
Five people were reportedly injured in the second pile-up and were rushed to the nearest hospital.
Matt Craker, 39, his wife Michelle and their son Freddie, seven, were on their way to Gloucester when they were caught in the pile-up.