- n. 行李架；（放衣物、碗碟等的）架子；拷问台；折磨；（比赛开始前固定球位置的）三角框
- vt. 使痛苦；把...放在架子上；累计取得
- 对（犯人）拉肢拷问，对…施肢刑 ，使受极大痛苦，折磨
- vt. 使痛苦 inflict, torture
- vt. 绞尽脑汁 make great mental efforts
framework for holding objects
rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton
the destruction or collapse of something;
"wrack and ruin"
an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims
a support for displaying various articles;
"the newspapers were arranged on a rack"
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;
"the horses single-footed"
stretch to the limits;
"rack one's brains"
put on a rack and pinion;
"rack a camera"
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"
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
- He put his bag on the luggage rack.
- He put his shoes on the rack.
- The famous ancient Chinese politician ShangYang was put on the rack.
- We will all be on the rack until the exam results are published.
- I was racked with doubt and pain.
- You should rack these bottles of wine.
- Last year, they racked up profits of more than two billion dollars.
- The pain racked him.
- Conscience racks me.
- The cough seemed to rack his body.
- The storm racked the town.
- He racked no rents to maintain the expenses of his establishment.
- He was racked by remorse.
- She was racked by doubts.
- They have been racked by bitter quarrels.
- rack brain (v.+n.)
绞尽脑汁 think very deeply or for a long time
rack one's brain
I've racked my brains all day and I still can't remember who was Prime Minister in 1952.
Tom racked his brains during the test trying to solve the problem.
We must rack our brains for some answers to his questions.
I've racked my brains, but I have not yet to come up with any solution to the problem.
- rack up (v.+adv.)
击倒〔打败〕(某人) cause (sb) to fall; defeat (sb) completely
rack sb/sth ⇔ up
He racked up his opponent with a well-placed blow.
By clever planning, we were able to rack up the other team in the first half of the game.
- rack with (v.+prep.)
遭受极大的… suffer severely from (pain or sorrow)
rack sb/sth with sth
She is racked with anxiety.
His body was racked with pain.
It was a mercy that she died, for she had been racked with pain through her last long illness.
After an hour of talk, he would be racked with headaches.
- rack up 击倒〔打败〕(某人)
A white rack of cloud hovered.出自： W. Styron
Cases..strapped to the rack at the rear of the car.出自： W. Boyd
Mrs Williams filled the toast rack.出自： P. Carey
Hunters will keep their waterfowl guns in the rack.出自：Field Stream
His joints were all aching..as from a..sojourn on the rack.出自： F. King
The garden is going to rack, the gardener Only comes three days.出自： L. MacNeice
A..house..going to rack and ruin for want of looking after.出自： R. Rendell
An Englishman who had been racked..by the Spanish Inquisition.出自： J. Bronowski
Shrimpy racked up five..wins.出自：Boxing News
- rack还可作“绞尽脑汁”解,常与one's brain连用,多用于口语中。
- framework 框架
- shelf 架子
- stand 站立
- torment 苦痛
- shake 摇动
- rock 岩石
- store 商店
- shelve 放在架子上
- beset 包围
- afflict 使苦恼
- frame 骨架
- holder 持有者
- support 支持
- torture 拷问
- hurt 损害
- pain 痛苦
- agonize (使)极度痛苦...
- harass 使疲乏
- punish 惩罚
- distress 不幸
- strain 拉紧
- single-foot 栏跑
- wring 拧
- gouge 用圆凿子挖
- extort 勒索
- squeeze 挤压
- scud 疾驶
- wrack 破坏
- excruciate 使苦恼
- wheel 方向盘