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KK Pronunciation

〔 ræk 〕


〔 ræk 〕

Overview of noun rack

The noun rack has 7 senses

  • rack -- (framework for holding objects)

  • rack -- (rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton)

  • wrack, rack -- (the destruction or collapse of something; "wrack and ruin")

  • rack, wheel -- (an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims)

  • rack, stand -- (a support for displaying various articles; "the newspapers were arranged on a rack")

  • rack -- (a form of torture in which pain is inflicted by stretching the body)

  • rack, single-foot -- (a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately)

Overview of verb rack

The verb rack has 11 senses

  • single-foot, rack -- (go at a rack; "the horses single-footed")

  • rack -- (stretch to the limits; "rack one's brains")

  • rack -- (put on a rack and pinion; "rack a camera")

  • extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring -- (obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him")

  • scud, rack -- (run before a gale)

  • rack -- (fly in high wind)

  • rack -- (draw off from the lees; "rack wine")

  • torment, torture, excruciate, rack -- (torment emotionally or mentally)

  • rack -- (work on a rack; "rack leather")

  • rack -- (seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block)

  • rack -- (torture on the rack)