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stockpile

[′stäk‚pīl]
(engineering)
A reserve stock of material, equipment, raw material, or other supplies.
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The stockpiler always buys more than he or she needs, then justifies it in economic terms.
The United States is the world's largest producer, stockpiler and user of cluster bombs.
It might well have been that in her campaign against land mines she was straying on to a very sensitive area: the US, a major producer and stockpiler, was refusing to sign the Ottawa Treaty.
Syria's government has been a longtime sponsor of terrorism, a stockpiler of missiles and chemical weapons, and an unapologetic ally of Islamic extremists; it has allowed hundreds, if not thousands, of insurgents to stream across its borders to fight U.
The fourth and last evidence to be cited here about the United States as a superpower is its insistence on being the major stockpiler of nuclear weapons--between 12,000 and 15,000.
The Decree-Law also determines the specific dates for accounting for the tax, namely: the date on which the excise goods are imported, the date on which the Excise Goods were acquired by the stockpiler if after the Decree-Law came into effect or the date it came into effect otherwise, and in all other cases the date on which the excise goods were released for consumption.
Librarians are emphasizing our role as "researcher in chief" so that teachers understand we just aren't the "card catalog" stockpilers, but the experts on bias, on the research process, on brainstorming and topic development, and research models that can help support teachers and students.