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I am looking for a word or expression for things that are meant to be stacked. Though there are several generic words for things, I could not come up with a good term for this purpose.

For example, "block" is too generic in the sense that it could be laid out in arbitrary fashion though by itself I could define it in advance just for the purpose of the context of stack. "module", "entity" and others also lack the right amount of specificity.

I am describing a logical unit of content which can include this thing(s) inside, which cannot stand side by side but only vertically. As it will be widely used in user documentation and so, I hope to come up with a better word than "module", "block", "box", "object" and so on.

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    What about a stackable? – Jim Jul 15 at 4:39
  • Very good choice and it is so obvious once I see it. Thank you for your help – msk Jul 15 at 4:49

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