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English definition of “rack”

rack

noun [C]  /ræk/ us  

rack noun [C] (FRAME)

a frame, often with bars or hooks, for holding or hanging things: a bike rack a towel rack

rack

verb [T]  /ræk/ us  

rack verb [T] (CAUSE PAIN)

to cause someone great physical or mental pain: Even near the end, when cancer racked his body, he remained hopeful.
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