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rack

noun [C]  us   /ræk/

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]  us   /ræk/

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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Translations of “rack”
in Arabic رَفّ, حامِل…
in Korean 선반…
in Malaysian rak…
in French se creuser la tête…
in Turkish raf…
in Italian rastrelliera, portabagli…
in Chinese (Traditional) 支架, 架子, 擱物架…
in Russian полка, вешалка, стойка…
in Polish półka…
in Vietnamese giá, gác…
in Spanish estante…
in Portuguese suporte, rack…
in Thai ชั้น…
in German sich den Kopf zerbrechen…
in Catalan prestatge reixat, portaequipatge…
in Japanese 棚, ラック, ~掛け…
in Indonesian rak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 支架, 架子, 搁物架…
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