rake

  1. a dissolute man in fashionable society
  2. degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
  3. a long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil

Rake

to move the tip of the mast forward or backwards

RAKE

A multi-channel receiver technique which uses separate correlator channels to add several multipath signal components. These time-shifted components can be either naturally arising from multipath effects or through use of soft handover. The correlator outputs are combined to deliver an improved signal. Used in CDMA systems.

Rake

The incline of a stage floor or seating area away from the horizontal. Originally introduced as a way of improving sightlines to the stage under poor lighting conditions last century.

Rake

A face-off maneuver in which a player sweeps the ball to the side.
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Rake

[geology] In structural geology rake (or pitch) is formally defined as `the angle between a line [or a feature] and the strike line of the plane in which it is found`, measured on the plane. The three-dimensional orientation of a line can be described with just a plunge and trend. The rake is a useful description of a line because often (in...
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rake

[n] - a dissolute man in fashionable society 2. [n] - a long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head 3. [v] - sweep the length of 4. [v] - move through with or as if with a rake 5. [v] - level or smooth with a rake 6. [v] - gather with a rake
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Rake

How sloped the floor of an auditorium or stage is.
Found on http://www.queens-theatre.co.uk/technical/glossaryoftheatreterms.htm

Rake

Many stage floors, usually in theatres built for dance or variety, are higher at the back than at the front, to give the audience a better view. These stages are said to be "raked", and the "rake" is the angle of slope from back to front. In most modern theatres it is the audience seating that is raked, not the stage.
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Rake

This refers to the amount of money, in chips, taken by the house as a service fee.
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Rake

Slope, particularly of a mast.
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Rake

A vertical vein of metallic ore, usually lead, occuring between walls of rock and cutting through the bedding. Often rakes have been worked from early times leaving deep trenches several km long, with adits leading off and shafts sunk at the side.
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Rake

Trim members that run parallel to the roof slope and form the finish between the wall and a gable roof extension. The angle of slope of a roof rafter, or the inclined portion of a cornice.
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Rake

Rake (rāk) noun [ Anglo-Saxon race ; akin to OD. rake , Dutch reek , Old High German rehho , German rechen , Icelandic reka a shovel, and to Goth. rikan to heap up, collect, and perhaps to Greek 'ore`gein to stretch out, and English ...
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Rake

Rake transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Raked (rākt); present participle & verbal noun Raking .] [ Anglo-Saxon racian . See 1st Rake .] 1. To collect with a rake; as, to rake hay; -- often ...
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Rake

Rake noun [ Confer dial. Swedish raka to reach, and English reach .] The inclination of anything from a perpendicular direction; as, the rake of a roof, a staircase, etc. ; especially (Nautical) , the inclination of a mast or funnel, or, in general, of any part of a vessel no...
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Rake

Rake intransitive verb To incline from a perpendicular direction; as, a mast rakes aft. Raking course (Bricklaying) , a course of bricks laid diagonally between the face courses in a thick wall, to strengthen it.
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rake

1. An implement consisting of a headpiece having teeth, and a long handle at right angles to it, used for collecting hay, or other light things which are spread over a large surface, or for breaking and smoothing the earth. ... 2. A toothed machine drawn by a horse, used for collecting hay or grain; a horserake. ... 3. [Perhaps a different word. .....
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rake

noun a long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil
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rake

slant noun degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; `the roof had a steep pitch`
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Rake

• (n.) A fissure or mineral vein traversing the strata vertically, or nearly so; -- called also rake-vein. • (v. i.) To act the rake; to lead a dissolute, debauched life. • (v. t.) To scrape or scratch across; to pass over quickly and lightly, as a rake does. • (v. t.) To enfilade; to fire in a direction with the length of; in n...
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Rake

The angle or slant of a non-vertical furniture leg.
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Rake

- Slope or slanted.
Found on http://www.homebuildingmanual.com/Glossary.htm

Rake

  The inclined edge of a sloped roof over a wall.
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Rake

The edge of a roof which intersects the gable part of a roof.
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