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rank1 US English

A position in the hierarchy of the armed forces

rank2 US English

(Of vegetation) growing too thickly and coarsely

rank1 US Thesaurus

she was elevated to an administrative rank

rank2 US Thesaurus

rank vegetation

Rank, J. Arthur US English

1st Baron (1888–1972), English industrialist and movie executive; full name Joseph Arthur Rank. In 1941, he founded the Rank Organization, a movie production and distribution company that acquired control of the leading British studios and movie theater chains in the 1940s and 1950s

air rank US English

The rank attained by air officers

cab rank US English

A place where taxis park while waiting for customers

flag rank US English

The rank attained by flag officers

keep rank US English

(Of soldiers or police officers) remain in line

pull rank US English

Take unfair advantage of one’s seniority or privileged position

top rank US English

The highest level or quality

field rank US English

The rank attained by a military field officer

break rank US English

(Of soldiers or police officers) fail to remain in line

field-grade rank US English

The rank attained by a military field officer

rank and file US English

The ordinary members of an organization as opposed to its leaders

rank correlation US English

An assessment of the degree of correlation between two ways of assigning ranks to the members of a set

rank and file New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(three words, hyphen when attributive; treated as plural)

signed-rank test US English

A non-parametric test for comparing two sets of values by calculating the distribution of positive or negative differences in ranking of corresponding pairs

Spearman's rank correlation US English

A product-moment correlation coefficient devised as a measure of the degree of agreement between two rankings

keep rank in rank1 US English

(Of soldiers or police officers) remain in line

pull rank in rank1 US English

Take unfair advantage of one’s seniority or privileged position

break rank in rank1 US English

(Of soldiers or police officers) fail to remain in line

taxi stand US English

A place where taxicabs park while waiting to be engaged

taxi rank in taxi stand US English

A place where taxicabs park while waiting to be engaged

break rank or ranks in rank1 US English

(Of soldiers or police officers) fail to remain in line

rank and file in rank1 US Thesaurus

the officers and the rank and file

ρ in Spearman's rank correlation US English

A product-moment correlation coefficient devised as a measure of the degree of agreement between two rankings

Joseph Arthur Rank in Rank, J. Arthur US English

1st Baron (1888–1972), English industrialist and movie executive; full name Joseph Arthur Rank. In 1941, he founded the Rank Organization, a movie production and distribution company that acquired control of the leading British studios and movie theater chains in the 1940s and 1950s


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