Hay 4 definiciones de wrack en inglés:

wrack1

Saltos de línea: wrack

verbo

Variant spelling of rack1 (sense 1) of the verb).

Uso

On the complicated relationship between wrack and rack, see rack1 (usage).

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Palabra del día neoteny
Pronunciación: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal

Hay 4 definiciones de wrack en inglés:

wrack2

Saltos de línea: wrack

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Any of a number of coarse brown seaweeds which grow on the shoreline, frequently each kind forming a distinct band in relation to high- and low-water marks. Many have air bladders for buoyancy.
  • Genera Fucus, Ascophyllum, and Pelvetia, class Phaeophyceae
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Saw wrack is the main seaweed used, taken fresh from the shore, washed in seawater and stored briefly.
  • We are still finding out where wig wrack grows, we have 70+ confirmed sites in Scotland so far and four in Northern Ireland.
  • Choose an unpolluted bit of rocky coast and collect a variety of weeds such as kelp and wrack (particularly Asophyllum nodosum), boil for 15 minutes and add to the bath water.

Origen

early 16th century: apparently from wrack4; compare with varec.

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Hay 4 definiciones de wrack en inglés:

wrack3

Saltos de línea: wrack
(also rack)

sustantivo

A mass of high, thick, fast-moving cloud: there was a thin moon, a wrack of cloud
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And there is blasting thunder in the night, and the soaking millionfooted rain, and one looks out at morning on a stormy sky, a broken wrack of cloud.
  • High in the sky, a crescent moon rides through a wrack of cloud.

Origen

late Middle English: variant of rack5.

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Hay 4 definiciones de wrack en inglés:

wrack4

Saltos de línea: wrack

sustantivo

archaic or dialect
1A wrecked ship; a shipwreck.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This ancient chart of the "Spanish wrack" as it is labeled, is owned by the present Duke of Argyll, and has been used by the modern treasure seekers who are unable even with its aid to find the remains of the Florencia, so deeply have her timbers sunk in the tide-swept silt of the bay.
  • They spent more time underwater then on the dry Egyptian land, saw lots of fish, some ship wracks, dived at night, into caves and at the end of it all got their Advanced Diver certification.
1.1 [mass noun] Wreckage.
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  • The discovery of a fishing lure is always a thrill, a karmic giveback for all the lures I’ve lost, a present poking out of the wrack and flotsam, given away by the attached rat's nest of mono filament.
  • Together, they collect flotsam and wrack that tell of shipwrecks, shifting undersea tectonic plates, the birth and death of sea creatures, their migrations and molts.

Origen

late Middle English: from Middle Dutch wrak; related to wreak and wreck.

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