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noun as in stack

Strongest match


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They think a pileup of dust could have formed between the planet’s orbit and the sun.

They might even get to take part in one of cycling’s most prestigious and celebrated events, the Giro d’Italia, where this year the numerous pileups were merely a prelude to the “horrific conditions” in the mountains.

The unprecedented pileup could strain global supply chains that are already stressed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Even light ice accumulations can cause significant travel disruptions, as with the deadly 100-car pileup in Fort Worth on Thursday morning.

Coach John Harbaugh was angry at the officials, believing that Steelers defenders illegally stalled during the pileup of players following a second-and-goal running play.

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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pileup, such as: accumulation, accident, collision, and crash.

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