rerack

verb

re·​rack (ˌ)rē-ˈrak How to pronounce rerack (audio)
variants or re-rack
reracked or re-racked; reracking or re-racking

transitive verb

1
: to place (something) back in or on a rack
reracked the billiard balls
Problem: People who pile heavy weights onto bars or machines, use the equipment for a long period of time and don't re-rack weights.The Denver (Colorado) Post
2
: to prepare (a recorded video or audio segment) for replaying especially during a broadcast
I think we can watch it one more time. Claude, go ahead and rerack that.Rick Sanchez

Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of rerack was in 1848

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Cite this Entry

“Rerack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rerack. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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