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rack

noun uk   /ræk/ us  

rack noun (FRAME)

[C] a frame or shelf, often formed of bars, that is used to hold things: a vegetable rack a plate rack a luggage rack [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.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

rack noun (MEAT)

[C or U] a large piece of meat cut from the neck of a sheep or pig: The butcher prepared a rack of pork. We're having rack of lamb for dinner.

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

rack noun (DECAY)

rack and ruin ( US also wrack and ruin) a state of decay: The whole farm was going to rack and ruin.

rack

verb [T often passive] uk   /ræk/ us  
to cause physical or mental pain, or trouble, to someone or something: Even at the end, when cancer racked his body, he was calm and cheerful. The dog was already racked by/with the pains of old age. He was racked by/with doubts/guilt.
Phrasal verbs
Traducciones de “rack”
en coreano 선반…
en árabe رَفّ, حامِل…
en francés se creuser la tête…
en turco raf…
en italiano rastrelliera, portabagli…
en chino (tradicionál) 支架, 架子, 擱物架…
en ruso полка, вешалка, стойка…
en polaco półka…
en español estante…
en portugués suporte, rack…
en alemán sich den Kopf zerbrechen…
en catalán prestatge reixat, portaequipatge…
en japonés 棚, ラック, ~掛け…
en chino (simplificado) 支架, 架子, 搁物架…
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