There are 2 main translations of rack in Spanish

: rack1rack2

rack1

estante, n.

Pronunciation /ræk//rak/

noun

  • 1

    (shelf)
    estante masculine
    (for letters, documents) organizador masculine
    (for baggage) rejilla feminine
    (for baggage) portaequipajes masculine
    bottle rack botellero masculine
    • clothes rack perchero
    • tie rack corbatero
    • drying rack tendedero
    • Thus, north of Kota Bharu, we turned off the main road into a fishing community where the larger freshly landed fish were cleaned and put out to dry on acres of bamboo racks.
    • And if you buy a spice rack with containers, make sure they're what you want.
    • For years characters like these ruled corner store comic racks across North America, earning a loyal fan base and selling hundreds of thousands of copies each month.
    • Knowing your store has a magazine rack with a fresh selection of popular titles gives your customers yet another reason to stop by.
    • Some useful household articles such as letter racks, trays and wooden ladles are also on display.
    • She takes me across to one of the dried food stores where, in racks of jars behind the counter, are birds' nests waiting for their moment in soup.
    • Before you buy the clothes off the racks at the store, someone decides to put them there.
    • Books were sold mostly on wire racks in drug stores and supermarkets.
    • Today, the rack is full of magazines on every fitness subject and activity.
    • I also bought three of these spice racks, which stack into one tower that takes up a lot less space in my tiny apartment.
    • This autumn you will have to wade through Harris Tweed fashion features in the top style magazines and on the racks of the most expensive designer stores.
    • Move coffee tables, magazine racks and plant stands from high-traffic areas.
    • Perhaps it's best to visit when you need to restock your wine rack.
    • And if you prefer to send cards the slow way, many stores have racks of red valentine cards on offer in their stationery department.
    • Tops that look like kurtas hang on the racks in departmental stores in the hip Soho neighborhood of Manhattan.
    • They walked around the store and found a rack of clothes.
    • It's encased in clear plastic as if it has just been pulled from the rack at a drug store.
    • Seen on the glossy racks of a record store it's genuinely shocking.
    • Plenty of magazines line the racks in the grocery stores.
    • The mouse was almost as scared of me as I was of it (it could never have been as scared) and ran for cover under a spice rack.
  • 2

    (in pool, snooker)
    triángulo masculine
    • Megan put her and Alysha's balls in the racks.
    • The balls are gathered in the triangle rack with the black eight-ball in the middle.
  • 3

    (for torture)
    potro (de tortura) masculine
    • One is not bound to regard torture as only present in a mediaeval dungeon where the appliances of rack and thumbscrew or similar devices were employed.
    • When we finally emerged from the cave after an eight-hour trip it was as if we had spent the last eight hours on that medieval instrument of torture, the rack.
    • Confessions were extracted and signed on the rack, and used in the place of truth.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (shake)
    sacudir
    to be racked with sth
    • to be racked with pain sufrir dolores atroces
    • to be racked with doubt/guilt estar atormentado por la duda/el remordimiento
    • Back home he is racked by paranoia, loneliness and inextinguishable desire for Simone.
    • He felt helpless as he watched her fight against the pain that was racking her body.
    • You're wracked now because you cannot make amends.
    • We only have about 5 weeks now until you come home and already I am racked with both apprehension and happiness.
    • He is wracked by fear and exhibits signs of having been tortured.
    • The very instant he touched it, his whole body was wracked by pain.
    • Of course, now that I'm here, I'm suddenly wracked with uncertainty.
    • I must admit that the week before we left I was wracked by anxiety over the idea of crossing the ocean, but in fact, once we were under way it was fine.
    • I was racked with convulsions as I tried to muffle the incessant hacking by stuffing my scarf in my mouth.
    • He blinked as pain wracked his body and paralyzed him momentarily.
    • His fight continues, even when the dreaded disease racks him.
    • The anguish that she felt came pouring out and she cried, shuddering as the sobs wracked her body.
    • But all the authorities are agreed that the worst aspects of crucifixion were the raging thirst and the excruciating cramps that racked the victim till he died.
    • In a city racked by violence for a week, there was yet another shootout on Sunday.
    • Then he tells me that he is racked by self-doubt and is never satisfied with the interviews he has conducted.
    • All of the way home I was racked with curiosity - What was in the briefcase?
    • I was wracked by conflicting feelings this Tuesday.
    • She is racked by irrational guilt that she survived and Hassan did not.
    • By 9.30 I was kneeling beside the phone and the pains were now bringing tears to my eyes but bizarrely I was still racked with doubt.
    • In the seventies we were racked with economic problems like huge inflation and double-digit unemployment.
  • 2racking present participle

    (cough) convulsivo
    (sobs) incontrolable

There are 2 main translations of rack in Spanish

: rack1rack2

rack2

Pronunciation /ræk//rak/

noun

Cooking

  • 1

    rack of lamb costillar de cordero masculine
    • The roast beef was a little on the dry side, but the other racks of meat were well prepared.
    • The oven-roasted rack of lamb, basted with butter and meat juice during the cooking process, was tender, juicy and firm, and served on a bed of sautéd beans.
    • The rack of lamb was crusted with bay leaf and paprika, and expertly sliced at the table in the classic Continental style.
    • With racks of lamb at superb value, as always, you should get one, cut out the individual chops, coat them with honey and mustard and pop them on the barbecue.
    • The food was excellent, and I highly recommend the rack of lamb if it is on the menu.
    • One butcher I spoke to said that you simply could not trim a loin of pork like a rack of lamb.
    • The most popular item on the menu is the rack of lamb with port and redcurrant sauce.
    • Mutton chops are still on the top of the menu, followed by broiled filet mignon, rack of lamb and a thick, crusty veal chop smothered in wild mushrooms.
    • A rack of lamb was like the best sort of outdoor barbecue, rosy, tender with deliciously charred bits that had to be gnawed off the bone.
    • This year sees the addition of an outdoor wood-fired oven in which to cook racks of Sussex lamb and Newhaven lobsters.
    • Two lamb rib racks, joined, are enough for a table of eight or fewer.
    • I've always thought a rack of lamb was the most romantic of meals.
    • Nothing on the list of entrées cracks the $18 mark, despite the presence of sirloin steak, rack of lamb, trout, and salmon dishes.
    • Try the mouth-watering rack of lamb with Yorkshire pudding and rosemary jus - superb food in a superb country.
    • And delicious as it is, the rack of lamb seems unnervingly out of place on a menu alongside sesame noodles.
    • My rack of lamb was baked to perfection and nestled on a bed of peppered savoy and sliced potatoes, augmented by a delicious rosemary and orange jus.
    • For dinner parties, people go for racks of lamb or veal rather than a roast.
    • He made a diced bacon, sun-dried tomato and grated Stilton salad, followed by a rack of lamb on a bed of sweet potatoes with roasted vegetables.
    • The rack of lamb, which I had at a subsequent visit, was four reasonable cutlets, again pink and tender, with a pleasant flavour imparted by the honey and mustard crust.
    • If you're cooking for a lot of people, it makes sense to buy a rack of lamb and trim bits off it.