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The meaning of Wracking

Wracking – definition


Place in or on a rack.

Usage examples:

The shoes were racked neatly beneath the dresses

Move by a rack and pinion.


Raise (rent) above a fair or normal amount.


Any of a number of coarse brown seaweeds which grow on the shoreline, frequently each kind forming a distinct band in relation to high- and low-water marks. many have air bladders for buoyancy.

Usage examples:

Saw wrack is the main seaweed used, taken fresh from the shore, washed in seawater and stored brief…

A wrecked ship; a shipwreck.

Usage examples:

This ancient chart of the "spanish wrack" as it is labeled, is owned by the present duke of argyll,…

Difficult to do and causing a lot of worry or anxiety

Usage examples:

I had to go out and find a new job, which is always a nerve-racking experience.

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Slopend, Verwoesten

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Arrachement, Ruiner

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부수다, 고문하다

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Вредительство, Разрушать, Разрушаться

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Word origin

Middle English: from Middle Dutch rec, Middle Low German rek ‘horizontal bar or shelf’, probably from recken ‘to stretch, reach’ (possibly the source of rack1 (sense 1 of the verb)).

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