Translation of "rack" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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racknoun

uk /ræk/ us /ræk/

rack noun (FRAME)

[ C ] a frame or shelf, often formed of bars, that is used to hold things

架子;擱物架
a vegetable rack 擺放蔬菜的貨架
a plate rack 盤碟架
a luggage rack 行李架

[ C ] US UK frame a wooden or plastic triangle used to arrange the balls at the start of a game of billiards, pool, snooker, etc.

(用於桌球或撞球比賽開球時放置球的)三角框
the rack

in the past, a device to which people were tied that stretched their bodies by pulling their arms in one direction and their legs in the other direction, usually used as a way of forcing them to give information

(舊時為逼供而使用的)拉肢刑具

rack noun (MEAT)

[ C or U ] a large piece of meat cut from the neck of a sheep or pig

羊頸肉
The butcher prepared a rack of pork. 那個屠夫準備了一塊豬頸肉。
We're having rack of lamb for dinner. 我們今天晚餐會煮羊頸肉。

rack noun (MACHINE)

[ C ] a bar with tooth-like parts along one edge that fits into a pinion (= a wheel with tooth-like parts) allowing change between circular and straight-line movement

齒條;齒軌;齒棒

rack noun (DECAY)

rack and ruin US also wrack and ruin

a state of decay

糟糕透頂(的狀態);破損,損壞
The whole farm was going to rack and ruin. 整個農場逐漸變得破敗不堪。

Idiom(s)

rackverb [ T often passive ]

uk /ræk/ us /ræk/

to cause physical or mental pain, or trouble, to someone or something

使肉體或精神上受巨大痛苦;折磨
Even at the end, when cancer racked his body, he was calm and cheerful. 即使在最後,當他的身體備受癌症病魔摧殘的時候,他仍然鎮定自若、樂觀開朗。
The dog was already racked by/with the pains of old age. 那隻狗已經又老又病,痛苦不堪。
He was racked by/with doubts/guilt. 他被疑慮/內疚所折磨。

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “rack” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)