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noun [countable] rack pronunciation in American English /ræk/
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pluralracks
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  1. 1
    an object used for storing things that consists of a row of small shelves, spaces, or hooks
    She flicked through the clothes on the rack, looking for something suitable.
    a wine rack
    a vegetable rack
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    4
    (informal) a woman's breasts
    She has a great rack.
    Submitted by Rick from Australia on 25/06/2013

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