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racking

[′rak·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
Setting back the end of each course of brick or stone from the end of the preceding course.
(metallurgy)
Suspending work from a frame that holds and conducts current to one or more electrodes for electroplating and other electrochemical operations.
(petroleum engineering)
During oil well drilling, placing stands of pipe in an orderly fashion in the derrick while hoisting pipe out of the well bore.
(textiles)
Lateral movements of the needles or needle bed of a knitting machine in order to compact a fabric and enable it to hold its shape.

racking

1. The distortion or movement of a frame.
2. The out-of-plumbness of a structure, or any of its components, that are a result of seismic stress or wind acting on the structure; may also result from thermal expansion and contraction.

racking

An arrangement in which avionics are installed in boxes and attachments of standard dimensions.
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