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rack 1

British English: /rak/
American English: /ræk/

noun

  • 1 (for luggage in bus, train, etc.)
    Ablage, die
    (for pipes, hats, spectacles, toast, plates)
    Ständer, der
    (for tools)
    Regal, das
    (on bicycle, motorcycle) (on car)
    Dachgepäckträger, der
  • 3
    (instrument of torture)
    Folter[bank], die
    put somebody on the rack
    jemanden auf die Folter legen
    [figurative] (Problem, Ungewissheit)
    jemanden quälen
    be on the rack (literal or figurative)
    Folterqualen leiden
  • 4
    (Engineering)
    Zahnstange, die
    rack and pinion
    Zahntrieb, der

transitive verb

  • 1 (literal or figurative)
    (torture)
    quälen, plagen
    be racked by or with pain etc.
    von Schmerzen usw. gequält und geplagt werden
  • 2
    (shake violently) (Husten, Vibration)
    erschüttern
    heftig schütteln (Körper)
  • 3rack one's brain[s]
    [figurative]
    sich Dat. den Kopf zerbrechen od. das Hirn zermartern [colloquial] (for über) + Akk.

Phrasal verbs

rack up

transitive verb [colloquial] (achieve)
kriegen [colloquial] (Preis)

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rack 2

noun

  • (joint of lamb etc.)
    vorderes Rippenstück [vom Lamm usw.]

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rack 3

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rack 4

transitive verb

  • rack [off]
    abziehen (Wein, Bier) (into auf) + Akk.

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