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Overview of verb rack

The verb rack has 11 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) single-foot, rack

(go at a rack; "the horses single-footed")

2. (1) rack

(stretch to the limits; "rack one's brains")

3. rack

(put on a rack and pinion; "rack a camera")

4. extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring

(obtain by coercion or intimidation; "They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss"; "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him")

5. scud, rack

(run before a gale)

6. rack

(fly in high wind)

7. rack

(draw off from the lees; "rack wine")

8. torment, torture, excruciate, rack

(torment emotionally or mentally)

9. rack

(work on a rack; "rack leather")

10. rack

(seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block)

11. rack

(torture on the rack)


Overview of adj racking

The adj racking has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. racking, wrenching

(causing great physical or mental suffering; "a wrenching pain")

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