how to pronounce racking


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the above transcription of racking is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

racking is pronounced in two syllables

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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


  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.


  1. Present participle of rack.


  1. Alternative spelling of wracking.

racking frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word racking occurs in english on average 1.8 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.

topics racking can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that racking can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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