Definition of Racks

1. Noun. (plural of rack) ¹



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Definition of Racks

1. rack [v] - See also: rack

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Racks

rackety
rackful
rackfuls
rackie
rackies
racking
racking bend
racking bends
racking off
rackingly
rackings
rackle
rackless
rackmount
rackmounts
racks (current term)
racks off
rackwork
rackworks
raclette
raclettes
racloirs
raclopride
racon
racons
raconteur
raconteured
raconteurial

Literary usage of Racks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern Turbine Practice, and Water-power Plants by John Wolf Thurso (1907)
"Water-racks will give reasonable safety against choking or damaging the turbines if the ... Coarse racks are sometimes used in front of the fine racks, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"In the other method the racks are about 4 feet square and occupy the entire ... The racks are admitted to the tower at the same point as in the other style, ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1870)
"Drying Turf on racks.—This method is used in the Upper Hartz and at ... The drying is effected on racks, in small wooden houses 7^ feet high and 54 or 60 ..."

4. Hydroelectric Developments and Engineering: A Practical and Theoretical by Frank Koester (1909)
"racks AND GATES racks. There are two different kinds of racks, ... The racks must be placed at the entrance to the forebay or the entrance to headrace, ..."

5. Practical Bank Operation by Loyd Helvetius Langston, First National City Bank of New York (1921)
"Each rack handles items payable in states of a definite group. The groupings of the states in the racks are made for the most part to conform ..."

6. Hydro-electric Power by Lamar Lyndon (1916)
"In certain sections of the United States, during the late autumn, continuous raking of the racks, night and day, is required to prevent stoppage of the ..."

7. Hydro-electric Power by Lamar Lyndon (1916)
"In certain sections of the United States, during the late autumn, continuous raking of the racks, night and day, is required to prevent stoppage of the ..."

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