There are 2 translations of rack in Spanish:

rack1

Pronunciation: /ræk/

n

  • 2 (in pool, snooker) triángulo (m)
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    • Megan put her and Alysha's balls in the racks.
    • The balls are gathered in the triangle rack with the black eight-ball in the middle.
  • 3 (for torture) potro (m) (de tortura) to be on the rack estar* pasando las de Caín to go to rack and ruin venirse* abajo
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    • When we finally emerged from the cave after an eight-hour trip it was as if we had spent the last eight hours on that medieval instrument of torture, the rack.
    • One is not bound to regard torture as only present in a mediaeval dungeon where the appliances of rack and thumbscrew or similar devices were employed.
    • Confessions were extracted and signed on the rack, and used in the place of truth.
  • 4 [Culin] rack of lamb costillar (m) de cordero
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    • Plenty of magazines line the racks in the grocery stores.
    • Knowing your store has a magazine rack with a fresh selection of popular titles gives your customers yet another reason to stop by.
    • This autumn you will have to wade through Harris Tweed fashion features in the top style magazines and on the racks of the most expensive designer stores.
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    • The oven-roasted rack of lamb, basted with butter and meat juice during the cooking process, was tender, juicy and firm, and served on a bed of sautéd beans.
    • Nothing on the list of entrées cracks the $18 mark, despite the presence of sirloin steak, rack of lamb, trout, and salmon dishes.
    • One butcher I spoke to said that you simply could not trim a loin of pork like a rack of lamb.

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There are 2 translations of rack in Spanish:

rack2

vt

  • 1.1 (shake) (often pass) sacudirto be racked with sth to be racked with pain sufrir dolores atroces to be racked with doubt/guilt estar* atormentado por la duda/el remordimiento
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    • The very instant he touched it, his whole body was wracked by pain.
    • He blinked as pain wracked his body and paralyzed him momentarily.
    • The anguish that she felt came pouring out and she cried, shuddering as the sobs wracked her body.
    1.2
    (racking pres p)
    [cough] convulsivo; [sobs] incontrolable

Phrasal verbs

rack up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.