Rack definitions

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To draw off (cider, wine, etc.) from the dregs.
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The definition of a rack is something used to display or hold things.

An example of a rack is a hall tree to hang hats and jackets.

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A toothed bar that meshes with a gearwheel, pinion, or other toothed machine part.
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An instrument of torture on which the victim's body was stretched.
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A pair of antlers.
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A woman's breasts.
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A framework or stand in or on which to hold, hang, or display various articles.

A trophy rack; a rack for baseball bats in the dugout; a drying rack for laundry.

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A triangular frame for arranging billiard or pool balls at the start of a game.
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A receptacle for livestock feed.
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A frame for holding bombs in an aircraft.
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A bunk or bed.
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Sleep.

Tried to get some rack.

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A state of intense anguish.
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A cause of intense anguish.
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To place (billiard balls, for example) in a rack.
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To cause great physical or mental suffering to.

Pain racked his entire body.

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To torture by means of the rack.
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A fast, flashy, four-beat gait of a horse in which each foot touches the ground separately and at equal intervals.
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To go or move at a rack.
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A thin mass of wind-driven clouds.
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To drain (wine or cider) from the dregs.
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The neck and upper spine of mutton, pork, or veal.
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A wholesale rib cut of lamb or veal between the shoulder and the loin.
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A retail rib cut of lamb or veal, prepared for roasting or for rib chops.
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A framework, grating, case, stand, etc. for holding or displaying various things.

Clothes rack, dish rack, pipe rack, bomb rack.

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A lift used for automotive vehicles.
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A frame for holding cases of type.
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A toothed bar into which a pinion, worm gear, etc. meshes for receiving or transmitting motion, as in automotive steering systems.
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A pair of antlers.
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An instrument of torture having a frame on which the victim's body is bound and stretched until the limbs are pulled out of place.
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Any great mental or physical torment, or its cause.
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A triangular form for arranging billiard balls at the beginning of a game of pool.
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The billiard balls as set up before the break.
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To arrange in or on a rack.
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To torture on a rack.
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To trouble, torment, or afflict.

A body racked with pain.

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To oppress by unfair demands, esp. by exacting exorbitant rents.
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To raise (rents) to an exorbitant degree.
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Destruction; wreckage.
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A broken mass of clouds blown by the wind.
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To be blown by the wind.
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The neck or forepart of the spine, especially of mutton or pork.
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The rib section of lamb, usually including eight or nine pairs of ribs, used for a roast or for rib chops.
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A frame or cabinet into which hardware components are mounted. Equipment may be bolted into the rack (see rack mounted), or placed on shelves. Stereo and home theater racks are cabinets with shelves designed to accommodate VCRs, CD, DVD and cassette decks, receivers, amplifiers and set-top boxes, all of which are typically 17" wide. See deck.
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A wrenching or upheaval, as by a storm.
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Origin of rack

Middle English rakken from Old Provençal arracar from raca stems and husks of grapes