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rack1 British & World English

A framework, typically with rails, bars, hooks, or pegs, for holding or storing things

rack2 British & World English

A horse’s gait in which both hoofs on either side in turn are lifted almost simultaneously, and all four hoofs are off the ground together at certain moments

rack3 British & World English

A joint of meat, typically lamb, that includes the front ribs

rack4 British & World English

Draw off (wine, beer, etc.) from the sediment in the barrel

rack5 British & World English

variant spelling of wrack.

wrack British & World English

A mass of high, thick, fast-moving cloud

rack in wrack3 British & World English

A mass of high, thick, fast-moving cloud

the rack in rack1 British & World English

An instrument of torture consisting of a frame on which the victim was stretched by turning rollers to which the wrists and ankles were tied

wrack in rack1 British & World English

Cause extreme pain, anguish, or distress to

pipe rack British & World English

A rack for holding tobacco pipes

rack rate British & World English

The official or advertised price of a hotel room, on which a discount is usually negotiable

rack rent British & World English

An extortionate or very high rent

roof rack British & World English

A framework for carrying luggage on the roof of a vehicle

plate rack British & World English

A rack in which plates are stored or placed to drain after being washed

toast rack British & World English

A rack for holding slices of toast at table

rack something up in rack1 British & World English

Accumulate or achieve something, typically a score or amount

rack mounting British & World English

The use of standardized racks for supporting electrical or electronic equipment

rack railway British & World English

A railway with a toothed rail between the bearing rails which engages with a cogwheel under the locomotive, for very steep slopes

on the rack in rack1 British & World English

Suffering intense distress or strain

on the rack British & World English

Suffering intense distress or strain

rack one's brains in rack1 British & World English

Make a great effort to think of or remember something

rack one's brains British & World English

Make a great effort to think of or remember something

rack something up British & World English

Accumulate or achieve something, typically a score or amount

rack-and-pinion British & World English

Denoting a mechanism (e.g. for a car steering system) using a fixed cogged or toothed bar or rail engaging with a smaller cog

go to rack and ruin in rack1 British & World English

Gradually deteriorate in condition because of neglect; fall into disrepair

go to rack and ruin British & World English

Gradually deteriorate in condition because of neglect; fall into disrepair

hatrack British & World English

A tall freestanding post fitted with large hooks for hanging hats on

coat stand British & World English

A stand with hooks on which to hang coats, hats, etc.

rickrack British & World English

Braided trimming in a zigzag pattern, used as decoration on clothes

rack English Thesaurus

turn the cake out on to a wire rack to cool

rack English-Spanish

estante m

dish rack English-Spanish

escurreplatos m, escurridor m

bike rack English-Spanish

soporte, soporte

luggage rack English-Spanish

rejilla f (portaequipajes)

rack railway English-Spanish

ferrocarril

off-the-rack English-Spanish

de confección

rack up English-Spanish

acumular

rack and pinion English-Spanish

de cremallera y piñón


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