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

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

A group of passenger coaches coupled together.
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Rake

To fly past game orig.ME: raken = to go
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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

- Slope or slanted.
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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

• (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

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

[angle] A rake is an angle of slope measured from horizontal, or from a vertical line 90° perpendicular to horizontal. A 60° rake would mean that the line is pointing 60 up from horizontal, either forwards or backwards relative to the object. ==Use== There are many ways in which the term can be used. The rake of a ships prow measures the ...
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Rake

[cellular automaton] A rake, in the lexicon of cellular automata, is a type of puffer train, which is an automaton that leaves behind a trail of debris. In the case of a rake, however, the debris left behind is a stream of spaceships, which are automata that `travel` by looping through a short series of iterations and end up in a new locati...
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Rake

[character] A rake, short for rakehell (analogous to `hellraiser`), is a historic term applied to a man who is habituated to immoral conduct, particularly womanising. Often a rake was also prodigal who wasted his (usually inherited) fortune on gambling, wine, women and song, incurring lavish debts in the process. Comparable terms are `liber...
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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

[poker] Rake is the scaled commission fee taken by a cardroom operating a poker game. It is generally 2.5 to 5 percent of the pot in each poker hand, up to a predetermined maximum amount. There are also other non-percentage ways for a casino to take the rake. Some cardrooms will not take a percentage rake in any community card poker game li...
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Rake

[software] Rake is a software task management tool. It allows you to specify tasks and describe dependencies as well as to group tasks in a namespace. It is similar to SCons and Make, but it has a number of differences. The tool is written in the Ruby programming language and the Rakefiles (equivalent of Makefiles in Make) use Ruby syntax. ...
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Rake

[theatre] English theatre stages in the Middle Ages and early Modern era typically sloped upwards away from the audience. This is known as a rake or raked stage and improves the view for the audience. ==Calculating incline== The slope of the rake is measured by the number of horizontal units it takes for one vertical unit measured in the di...
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Rake

[tool] A rake (Old English raca, cognate with Dutch raak, German Rechen, from the root meaning `to scrape together,` `heap up`) is a broom for outside use; a horticultural implement consisting of a toothed bar fixed transversely to a handle, and used to collect leaves, hay, grass, etc., and, in gardening, for loosening the soil, light weedi...
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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 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

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 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

1. (also 'trap rake') a tool placed in sand-filled bunkers for the purpose of re-smoothing the surfa
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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

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