Words starting with r

Words and definitions

Meaning of Rack

Rack means: A frame or device of various construction for holding, and preventing the waste of, hay, grain, etc., supplied to beasts.

Meaning of Rack

Rack means: A frame on which articles are deposited for keeping or arranged for display; as, a clothes rack; a bottle rack, etc.

Meaning of Rack

Rack means: A piece or frame of wood, having several sheaves, through which the running rigging passes; -- called also rack block. Also, a frame to hold shot.

Meaning of Rack

Rack means: A frame or table on which ores are separated or washed.

Meaning of Rack

Rack means: A frame fitted to a wagon for carrying hay, straw, or grain on the stalk, or other bulky loads.

Meaning of Rack

Rack means: A distaff.

Meaning of Rack

Rack means: A bar with teeth on its face, or edge, to work with those of a wheel, pinion, or worm, which is to drive it or be driven by it.

Meaning of Rack

Rack means: That which is extorted; exaction.

Meaning of Rack

Rack means: To extend by the application of force; to stretch or strain; specifically, to stretch on the rack or wheel; to torture by an engine which strains the limbs and pulls the joints.

Meaning of Rack

Rack means: To torment; to torture; to affect with extreme pain or anguish.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoolatry

Zoolatry means: The worship of animals.

Meaning of Zooidal

Zooidal means: Of or pertaining to a zooid; as, a zooidal form.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid means: One of the individual animals in a composite group, as of Anthozoa, Hydroidea, and Bryozoa; -- sometimes restricted to those individuals in which the mouth and digestive organs are not developed.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid means: An animal in one of its inferior stages of development, as one of the intermediate forms in alternate generation.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid means: An organic body or cell having locomotion, as a spermatic cell or spermatozooid.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid means: Pertaining to, or resembling, an animal.

Meaning of Zoography

Zoography means: A description of animals, their forms and habits.

Meaning of Zoographist

Zoographist means: A zoographer.

Meaning of Zoographical

Zoographical means: Of or pertaining to the description of animals.

Meaning of Zoographic

Zoographic means: Alt. of Zoographical

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