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

First Known Use of pushdown

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Pushdown.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pushdown. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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