Definition of Rack in English :
Define Rack in English
Rack meaning in English
Meaning of Rack in English
Pronunciation of Rack in English
Rack pronunciation in English
Pronounce Rack in Englishsee synonyms of rack
framework for holding objects
rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton
5. rack, stand
a support for displaying various articles
Example Sentences:'the newspapers were arranged on a rack'
a form of torture in which pain is inflicted by stretching the body
7. rack, single-foot
a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
stretch to the limits
Example Sentences:'rack one's brains'
put on a rack and pinion
Example Sentences:'rack a camera'
obtain by coercion or intimidation
Example Sentences:'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'
fly in high wind
draw off from the lees
Example Sentences:'rack wine'
work on a rack
Example Sentences:'rack leather'
seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block
torture on the rack
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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