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"rack" Meaning in English

1. a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
Part of speech : noun
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2. a form of torture in which pain is inflicted by stretching the body
Part of speech : noun
3. a support for displaying various articles
Part of speech : noun
Example : the newspapers were arranged on a rack
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4. framework for holding objects
Part of speech : noun
5. an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims
Part of speech : noun
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6. the destruction or collapse of something
Part of speech : noun
Example : wrack and ruin
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7. rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton
Part of speech : noun
8. torture on the rack
Part of speech : verb
9. seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block
Part of speech : verb
10. work on a rack
Part of speech : verb
Example : rack leather
11. stretch to the limits
Part of speech : verb
Example : rack one's brains
12. torment emotionally or mentally
Part of speech : verb
13. draw off from the lees
Part of speech : verb
Example : rack wine
14. fly in high wind
Part of speech : verb
15. run before a gale
Part of speech : verb
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16. go at a rack
Part of speech : verb
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17. obtain by coercion or intimidation
Part of speech : verb
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18. put on a rack and pinion
Part of speech : verb
Example : rack a camera