English dictionary definition of:



  • a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
  • a form of torture in which pain is inflicted by stretching the body
  • a support for displaying various articles
  • framework for holding objects
  • an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims
  • the destruction or collapse of something
  • rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton


  • torture on the rack
  • seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block
  • work on a rack
  • stretch to the limits
  • torment emotionally or mentally
  • draw off from the lees
  • fly in high wind
  • run before a gale
  • go at a rack
  • obtain by coercion or intimidation
  • put on a rack and pinion

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excruciate extort gouge scud single-foot squeeze stand torment torture wheel wrack wring

Other Spellzone word lists: Home, hall
Home, hall

Scrabble score for rack

Scrabble score = 10

generated at 00:52:22 on 04-08-19

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