Also, rack rent. rent equal to or nearly equal to the full annual value of a property.
verb (used with object)
to exact the highest possible rent for.
to demand rack-rent from.
a high rent that annually equals or nearly equals the value of the property upon which it is charged
any extortionate rent
to charge an extortionate rent for (property, land, etc)
[rak-wurk] /ˈrækˌwɜrk/ noun 1. a mechanism utilizing a , as a .
[rah-klet, ra-] /rɑˈklɛt, ræ-/ noun, Swiss Cookery. 1. a dish made by heating a piece of cheese, as over a hearth, and scraping off the melted part onto a plate: served with boiled potatoes. 2. the cheese used in making this dish. /ræˈklɛt/ noun 1. a Swiss dish of melted cheese served on boiled potatoes
[rey-kon] /ˈreɪ kɒn/ noun 1. . /ˈreɪkɒn/ noun 1. another name for radar beacon radar beacon
[rak-uh n-tur; French ra-kawn-tœr] /ˌræk ənˈtɜr; French ra kɔ̃ˈtœr/ noun, plural raconteurs [rak-uh n-turz; French ra-kawn-tœr] /ˌræk ənˈtɜrz; French ra kɔ̃ˈtœr/ (Show IPA) 1. a person who is skilled in relating stories and anecdotes interestingly. /ˌrækɒnˈtɜː/ noun 1. a person skilled in telling stories n. “storyteller, person skilled in relating anecdotes,” 1828, from French raconteur, […]