stockpiled

stockpile

[stok-pahyl]
noun
1.
a supply of material, as a pile of gravel in road maintenance.
2.
a large supply of some metal, chemical, food, etc., gathered and held in reserve for use during a shortage or during a period of higher prices.
3.
a quantity, as of munitions or weapons, accumulated for possible future use.
verb (used with object), stockpiled, stockpiling.
4.
to accumulate (material, goods, or the like) for future use; put or store in a stockpile.
verb (used without object), stockpiled, stockpiling.
5.
to accumulate in a stockpile.

Origin:
1915–20; stock + pile1

stockpiler, noun
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stockpile (ˈstɒkˌpaɪl)
 
vb
1.  to acquire and store a large quantity of (something)
 
n
2.  a large store or supply accumulated for future use
 
'stockpiler
 
n

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stockpile
1872, from stock (n.2) + pile. Originally a term in mining. The verb is attested from 1921. Extended to general use during World War II.
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