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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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"Our results show that the final distribution of planets does not vary smoothly with distance from the star, but instead has clear 'deserts' - deficits of planets - and 'pile-ups' of planets at particular locations," said Ilaria Pascucci, an assistant professor at the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.
Bahrain: Several people were injured in three separate pile-ups which occurred within three hours of each other
The pile-ups, affecting a total of five cars, occurred on both sides of the dual carriageway of the A38 near Droitwich, at about 5pm on Wednesday.
A road pile-up on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi on Tuesday morning led to the death of one of the drivers.
Mystery Jets, The Rifles and The King Blues bring huge amounts of energy, power and fun to the main tent, with Dinosaur Pile-Up's riffs and tautness matching the weirdness and eclecticism of Ganglians, Dutch Uncles and Hyde & Beast.
Summary: One person has died after a huge pile-up on an dual carriageway shrouded in thick fog.
This is the second such pile-up in less than a week.
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.
Jason McAteer warned Sunderland today they cannot allow their fixture pile-up to get the better of them in the final third of the season.
At least seven people were seriously hurt in a 16-vehicle pile-up in dense fog.
Five people were reportedly injured in the second pile-up and were rushed to the nearest hospital.
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.