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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de rackENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 6
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English - Etymology 6

See _wreck_. NOUN RACK (_plural_ RACKS) * (obsolete) A wreck; destruction. * Samuel Pepys All goes to RACK. DERIVED TERMS * rack and ruin

See wreck.

Noun

rack (plural racks)

  1. (obsolete) A wreck; destruction.
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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de rackENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ɹæk/ * Rhymes: -æk * Homophone: wrack

  • IPA(key): /ɹæk/
  • Rhymes: -æk
  • Homophone: wrack

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de rackENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

See Dutch _rekken_ NOUN RACK (_plural_ RACKS) * A series of one or more shelves, stacked one above the other * Any of various kinds of frame for holding clothes, bottles, animal fodder, mined ore, shot on a vessel, etc. * (nautical) A piece or frame of wood, having several sheaves, through which the running rigging passes; called also rack block. * A distaff. * A bar with teeth on its face or edge, to work with those of a gearwheel, pinion, or worm, which is to drive or be driven by it. * A bar with teeth on its face or edge, to work with a pawl as a ratchet allowing movement in one direction only, used for example in a handbrake or crossbow. * A device, incorporating a ratchet, used to torture victims by stretching them beyond their natural limits. * Macaulay During the troubles of the fifteenth century, a RACK was introduced into the Tower, and was occasionally used under the plea of political necessity. * A cranequin, a mechanism including a rack, pinion and pawl, providing both mechanical advantage and a ratchet, used to bend and cock a crossbow. * A pair of antlers (as on deer, moose or elk). * A cut of meat involving several adjacent ribs. _I bought a RACK of lamb at the butcher's yesterday._ * (billiards, snooker, pool) A hollow triangle used for aligning the balls at the start of a game. See [1] * (slang, vulgar) A woman's breasts. * (climbing, caving) A friction device for abseiling, consisting of a frame with 5 or more metal bars, around which the rope is threaded. Also _rappel rack_, _abseil rack_. * (climbing, slang) A climber's set of equipment for setting up protection and belays, consisting of runners, slings, karabiners, nuts, Friends, etc. _I used almost a full rack on the second pitch._ * A grate on which bacon is laid. * (obsolete) That which is extorted; exaction. (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir E. Sandys to this entry?) DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS VERB RACK (_third-person singular simple present_ RACKS, _present participle_ RACKING, _simple past and past participle_ RACKED) * To place in or hang on a rack. * To torture (someone) on the rack. * Alexander Pope He was RACKED and miserably tormented. * 2011, Thomas Penn, _Winter King_, Penguin 2012, p. 228: As the poet Sir Thomas Wyatt later recalled, his father, Henry VII's jewel-house keeper Henry Wyatt, had been RACKED on the orders of Richard III, who had sat there and watched. * To cause (someone) to suffer pain. * Milton Vaunting aloud but RACKED with deep despair. * (figuratively) To stretch or strain; to harass, or oppress by extortion. * Shakespeare Try what my credit can in Venice do; / That shall be RACKED even to the uttermost. * Spenser The landlords there shamefully RACK their tenants. * Fuller They RACK a Scripture simile beyond the true intent thereof. * (billiards, snooker, pool) To put the balls into the triangular rack and set them in place on the table. * (slang) To strike a male in the groin with the knee. * To (manually) load (a round of ammunition) from the magazine or belt into firing position in an automatic or semiautomatic firearm. * (mining) To wash (metals, ore, etc.) on a rack. * (nautical) To bind together, as two ropes, with cross turns of yarn, marline, etc. TRANSLATIONS

See Dutch rekken

Noun

rack (plural racks)

  1. A series of one or more shelves, stacked one above the other
  2. Any of various kinds of frame for holding clothes, bottles, animal fodder, mined ore, shot on a vessel, etc.
  3. (nautical) A piece or frame of wood, having several sheaves, through which the running rigging passes; called also rack block.
  4. A distaff.
  5. A bar with teeth on its face or edge, to work with those of a gearwheel, pinion, or worm, which is to drive or be driven by it.
  6. A bar with teeth on its face or edge, to work with a pawl as a ratchet allowing movement in one direction only, used for example in a handbrake or crossbow.
  7. A device, incorporating a ratchet, used to torture victims by stretching them beyond their natural limits.
  8. A cranequin, a mechanism including a rack, pinion and pawl, providing both mechanical advantage and a ratchet, used to bend and cock a crossbow.
  9. A pair of antlers (as on deer, moose or elk).
  10. A cut of meat involving several adjacent ribs.
    I bought a rack of lamb at the butcher's yesterday.
  11. (billiards, snooker, pool) A hollow triangle used for aligning the balls at the start of a game.
    See [1]
  12. (slang, vulgar) A woman's breasts.
  13. (climbing, caving) A friction device for abseiling, consisting of a frame with 5 or more metal bars, around which the rope is threaded. Also rappel rack, abseil rack.
  14. (climbing, slang) A climber's set of equipment for setting up protection and belays, consisting of runners, slings, karabiners, nuts, Friends, etc.
    I used almost a full rack on the second pitch.
  15. A grate on which bacon is laid.
  16. (obsolete) That which is extorted; exaction.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir E. Sandys to this entry?)
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Verb

rack (third-person singular simple present racks, present participle racking, simple past and past participle racked)

  1. To place in or hang on a rack.
  2. To torture (someone) on the rack.
  3. To cause (someone) to suffer pain.
  4. (figuratively) To stretch or strain; to harass, or oppress by extortion.
  5. (billiards, snooker, pool) To put the balls into the triangular rack and set them in place on the table.
  6. (slang) To strike a male in the groin with the knee.
  7. To (manually) load (a round of ammunition) from the magazine or belt into firing position in an automatic or semiautomatic firearm.
  8. (mining) To wash (metals, ore, etc.) on a rack.
  9. (nautical) To bind together, as two ropes, with cross turns of yarn, marline, etc.
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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de rackENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Old English _reċċan_ (“to stretch out, extend”) VERB RACK (_third-person singular simple present_ RACKS, _present participle_ RACKING, _simple past and past participle_ RACKED) * stretch joints of a person DERIVED TERMS * rack one's brain TRANSLATIONS

Old English reċċan (to stretch out, extend)

Verb

rack (third-person singular simple present racks, present participle racking, simple past and past participle racked)

  1. stretch joints of a person
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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de rackENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

Probably from Old Norse _reka_ (“to be drifted, tost”) VERB RACK (_third-person singular simple present_ RACKS, _present participle_ RACKING, _simple past and past participle_ RACKED) * To fly, as vapour or broken clouds TRANSLATIONS NOUN RACK (_uncountable_) * Thin, flying, broken clouds, or any portion of floating vapour in the sky. (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?) * Francis Bacon The winds in the upper region, which move the clouds above, which we call the RACK, […] pass without noise. * Charles Kingsley And the night RACK came rolling up.

Probably from Old Norse reka (to be drifted, tost)

Verb

rack (third-person singular simple present racks, present participle racking, simple past and past participle racked)

  1. To fly, as vapour or broken clouds
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Noun

rack (uncountable)

  1. Thin, flying, broken clouds, or any portion of floating vapour in the sky.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de rackENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 4
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English - Etymology 4

Middle English _rakken_ VERB RACK (_third-person singular simple present_ RACKS, _present participle_ RACKING, _simple past and past participle_ RACKED) * (brewing) To clarify, and thereby deter further fermentation of, beer, wine or cider by draining or siphoning it from the dregs. * Francis Bacon It is in common practice to draw wine or beer from the lees (which we call RACKING), whereby it will clarify much the sooner. TRANSLATIONS

Middle English rakken

Verb

rack (third-person singular simple present racks, present participle racking, simple past and past participle racked)

  1. (brewing) To clarify, and thereby deter further fermentation of, beer, wine or cider by draining or siphoning it from the dregs.
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Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de rackENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 5
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English - Etymology 5

See _rack_ (“that which stretches”), or _rock_ (verb). VERB RACK (_third-person singular simple present_ RACKS, _present participle_ RACKING, _simple past and past participle_ RACKED) * (of a horse) To amble fast, causing a rocking or swaying motion of the body; to pace. (Can we find and add a quotation of Fuller to this entry?) NOUN RACK (_plural_ RACKS) * A fast amble.

See rack (that which stretches), or rock (verb).

Verb

rack (third-person singular simple present racks, present participle racking, simple past and past participle racked)

  1. (of a horse) To amble fast, causing a rocking or swaying motion of the body; to pace.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fuller to this entry?)

Noun

rack (plural racks)

  1. A fast amble.

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de rackENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* ^ rack in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

  1. ^ rack in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

Que a categoria em Definição / Significado de rackENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* cark


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