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rack /ræk/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- to go to rack and ruin
- tiêu tan thành mây khói, tiêu tan sự nghiệp
- nội động từ
- trôi đi theo gió, cuốn theo chiều gió (mây)
- danh từ
- máng ăn (ở chuồng ngựa, chuồng trâu bò)
- giá (để đồ đạc); giá để hành lý (trên xe lửa) ((cũng) luggage rack)
- (hàng không) giá bom (trên máy bay oanh tạc)
- (kỹ thuật) thanh răng; cơ cấu thanh răng
- rack of bones
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) người gầy chỉ có da bọc xương
- nội động từ
- đổ đầy cỏ vào máng (ở chuồng ngựa...)
- ngoại động từ
- (+ up) đổ cỏ vào máng
- to rack up a horse: đổ cỏ vào máng cho ngựa ăn, buộc ngựa vào chỗ máng cỏ cho ăn
- xếp lên giá
- to rack plates: xếp bát đĩa lên giá
- (kỹ thuật) cho chuyển vị bằng thanh răng
- danh từ
- cái trăn (công cụ tra tấn ngày xưa); sự tra tấn, sự hành hạ
- to be on the rack (submit) someone to the rack: tra tấn ai
- ngoại động từ
- hành hạ, làm khổ (ai) (về thể xác cũng như về tinh thần)
- a racking headache: cơn nhức đầu long cả óc
- to be racked with pain: đau nhói cả người
- remorse racked him: sự hối hận giày vò lương tâm anh ta
- làm rung chuyển; nặn, bóp (óc)
- the cough seemed to rack his whole body: cơn ho dường như làm rung chuyển cả người anh ta
- to rack one's brains for a plan: nặn óc để nghĩ ra một kế hoạch
- cho thuê (nhà, đất...) với giá cắt cổ
- ngoại động từ ((thường) + off)
- chắt ra
- to rack [off] wine: chắt rượu (ở cặn đáy thùng)
+framework for holding objects
+rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton
+the destruction or collapse of something
+an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims
+a support for displaying various articles
+a form of torture in which pain is inflicted by stretching the body
+a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
+go at a rack
+stretch to the limits
+put on a rack and pinion
+obtain by coercion or intimidation
+run before a gale
+fly in high wind
+draw off from the lees
+torment emotionally or mentally
+work on a rack
+seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block
+torture on the rack
Advanced English Dictionary
1 framework, frame, trestle, holder, support; stand, scaffold, scaffolding, structure, hat-rack, hatstand, coat-rack, Technical stretcher, tenter, US hat-tree:
The fish are hung out on long racks in the sun to dry. Please take your luggage off the seat and put it on the overhead rack
2 suffering, torment, torture, agony, anguish, pain, misery, distress, affliction, scourge, adversity:
Only those who have experienced it can know the severe rack of gout.
3 distress, torment, torture, agonize, oppress, pain, persecute, anguish, beleaguer, plague, harass, harrow, hurt:
Gruber was racked by the feeling that he had been responsible for the road accident. Quentin has been racked by the pain of arthritis for ten years
4 beat, strain, wrench, tear at, lash (at), batter, shake, damage:
Winds of hurricane force racked villages along the coast last night.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 (often in compounds) a piece of equipment, usually made of metal or wooden bars, that is used for holding things or for hanging things on: a vegetable / wine / plate / toast rack + I looked through a rack of clothes at the back of the shop. + Remove the cakes from the oven and cool on a wire rack.
See also - LUGGAGE RACK, ROOF RACK
2 (usually the rack) an instrument of TORTURE, used in the past for punishing and hurting people. Their arms and legs were tied to the wooden frame and then pulled in opposite directions, stretching the body: to put sb on the rack
3 ~ of lamb / pork a particular piece of meat that includes the front RIBS and is cooked in the oven: a rack of lamb
4 a part of a machine that consists of a bar with parts that a wheel or GEAR can fit into
Idioms: go to rack and ruin to get into a bad condition: They let the house go to rack and ruin.
off the rack (AmE) = off the peg at PEG n.
on the rack feeling extreme pressure, anxiety or pain
+ verb (also less frequent wrack) [VN] [often passive] to make sb suffer great physical or mental pain: to be racked with / by guilt + Her face was racked with pain. + Violent sobs racked her whole body.
Idioms: rack your brain(s) (also less frequent wrack your brain(s)) to think very hard or for a long time about sth: She racked her brains, trying to remember exactly what she had said.
Phrasal Verbs: rack up sth (especially AmE) to collect sth, such as profits or losses in a business, or points in a competition: The company racked up $200 million in losses in two years. + In ten years of boxing he racked up a record 176 wins.
display, storage | cooling, drying | letter, luggage, magazine, plate, spice, toast, vegetable, wine, etc. | roof
We fixed the canoe onto the car's roof rack.
VERB + RACK
hang sth on, put sth on/onto/in/into, stack sth in/on, store sth in/on
The wine is stored in special racks.
RACK + VERB
contain sth, hold sth
The racks along the wall held most of the costumes.
in a/the ~
He replaced the CD in the rack.
| on a/the ~
Spread the flowers out to dry on a rack.
| ~ for
a rack for storing apples
| ~ of
racks of magazines
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