pushdown

noun
push·​down | \ ˈpu̇sh-ˌdau̇n How to pronounce pushdown (audio) \

Definition of pushdown

: a store of data (as in a computer) from which the most recently stored item must be the first retrieved

called also pushdown list, pushdown stack

Examples of pushdown in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also in this category is the straight arm pushdown, which is aptly named: any flexion of the elbow at all will end up recruiting the triceps into the movement, so be mindful. Philip Ellis, Men's Health, 6 Apr. 2022

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First Known Use of pushdown

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pushdown was in 1961

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Last Updated

17 Apr 2022

Cite this Entry

“Pushdown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pushdown. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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