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rack 1

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

noun

  • 1
    (for luggage in bus, train, etc.) Ablage Fem.
    (for pipes, hats, spectacles, toast, plates) Ständer Mask.
    (for tools) Regal Neutr.
    (on bicycle, motorcycle) Gepäckträger Mask.
    (on car) Dachgepäckträger Mask.
  • 3 (instrument of torture) 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 Fem.
    rack and pinion
    Zahntrieb Mask.

transitive verb

  • 1 (literal or figurative) (torture) 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 [informal] (for über) + Akk.

Phrasal verbs

rack up

transitive verb [informal] (achieve)
machen [informal]
erzielen (Punkte)
kriegen [informal] (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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