luggage rack

luggage rack
'luggage rack
n
1.) a shelf in a train, bus etc for putting luggage on
2.) AmE a special frame on top of a car that you tie luggage on
British Equivalent: roof rack

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  • luggage rack — luggage racks 1) N COUNT A luggage rack is a shelf for putting luggage on, on a vehicle such as a train or bus. 2) N COUNT A luggage rack is a metal frame that is fixed on top of a car and used for carrying large objects. [AM] (in BRIT, use roof… …   English dictionary

  • luggage rack — luggage ,rack noun count 1. ) AMERICAN a metal frame fixed on the roof of a car, used for carrying large objects, bicycles etc. British roof rack 2. ) a shelf above the seats on a train or bus used for storing bags during a trip …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • luggage rack — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms luggage rack : singular luggage rack plural luggage racks 1) a shelf in a train or bus, used for storing bags during a journey 2) American a roof rack on a car …   English dictionary

  • luggage rack — noun (C) a shelf in a train, bus etc for putting luggage on see picture at rack 1 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • luggage rack — noun carrier for holding luggage above the seats of a train or on top of a car • Syn: ↑roof rack • Hypernyms: ↑carrier …   Useful english dictionary

  • luggage rack — /ˈlʌgɪdʒ ræk/ (say lugij rak) noun a device (usually a shelf made out of a metal frame and wire mesh, attached to a wall) installed in train compartments, hotel rooms, etc., in which luggage may be conveniently and safely placed …  

  • luggage rack — A trunk which fits on the back of a motorcycle behind the rear passenger …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • rack — 01. We got a bike [rack] for our van, so we can take our bicycles with us when we go camping. 02. The pick up truck had a shotgun sitting on a [rack] behind the driver. 03. The store has [racks] of great clothes on sale for 50% off. 04. The… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • rack — rack1 rackingly, adv. /rak/, n. 1. a framework of bars, wires, or pegs on which articles are arranged or deposited: a clothes rack; a luggage rack. 2. a fixture containing several tiered shelves, often affixed to a wall: a book rack; a spice rack …   Universalium

  • rack — rack1 [ræk] n [Sense: 1 3,5 7; Date: 1300 1400; : Middle Dutch; Origin: rec frame ] [Sense: 4; Origin: Old English wrAc unhappiness, punishment ] 1.) a frame or shelf that has bars or hooks on which you can put things ▪ a wine rack ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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