how to pronounce racking

/ˈɹækɪŋ/

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racking frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word racking occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

racking is pronounced in two syllables

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ɹækɪŋ

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An example use of racking in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… beats me i've been racking my brains on …”

meanings of racking

noun:

  1. The process of clarifying, and thereby deterring further fermentation of, beer, wine or cider by draining or siphoning it from the dregs.
  2. Spun yarn used in racking ropes.
  3. A method of asphalt shingle application, whereby shingle courses are applied vertically, up the roof rather than laterally across and up.

verb:

  1. Present participle of rack.

adjective:

  1. Alternative spelling of wracking.

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