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rack

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UK [ræk]
  • n.架子;支架;(旧时的)拉肢刑具;(羊、猪等带前肋的)颈脊肉
  • v.使痛苦不堪;使受折磨
  • Web机架;齿条;行李架
Plural Form:racks  Present Participle:racking  Past Tense:racked  
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n.
1.
支架;架子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
蔬菜架;酒瓶架;盘碟架;面包片架
I looked through a rack of clothes at the back of the shop.
我看遍了挂在商场靠里面的一架子衣服。
2.
(旧时的)拉肢刑具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.
3.
~ of lamb/pork
(羊、猪等带前肋的)颈脊肉a particular piece of meat that includes the front ribs and is cooked in the oven
4.
(机器的)齿条,齿轨a part of a machine that consists of a bar with parts that a wheel or gear can fit into
IDM
They let the house go to rack and ruin.
这房子越来越破旧,他们也不管。
go to rack and ruin
变得一团糟to get into a bad condition
They let the house go to rack and ruin.
这房子越来越破旧,他们也不管。
off the rack
成品的;现成的made to a standard average size and not made especially to fit you
on the rack
倍感压力;焦虑万分;痛苦不堪feeling extreme pressure, anxiety or pain
v.
1.
[oftpass]
~ sb/sth
使痛苦不堪;使受折磨to make sb suffer great physical or mental pain
to be racked with/by guilt
深感内疚
Her face was racked with pain.
她满脸痛苦。
Violent sobs racked her whole body.
剧烈的抽泣使她全身抽搐。
a racking cough
剧烈的咳嗽
IDM
She racked her brains, trying to remember exactly what she had said.
她绞尽脑汁,想要回忆起她到底说过些什么话。
rack your brain(s)
绞尽脑汁;冥思苦想to think very hard or for a long time about sth
She racked her brains, trying to remember exactly what she had said.
她绞尽脑汁,想要回忆起她到底说过些什么话。

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