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rattle

1. a series of loosely connected horny segments on the tail of a rattlesnake, vibrated to produce a rattling sound
2. Med another name for rale

rattle

any of various European scrophulariaceous plants having a capsule in which the seeds rattle, such as Pedicularis palustris (red rattle) and Rhinanthus minor (yellow rattle)

Rattle

Sir Simon. born 1955, British conductor. Principal conductor (1980--91) and music director (1991--98) of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; chief conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra from 2002
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Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled rattle away from children and contact Rhino Toys to receive a full refund.
THE man who tempted world-famous conductor Simon Rattle away from Liverpool has been appointed the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra's new interim executive director.
Nearby, construction workers rattle away on the steel beams of Science V, now being built on what were once 11 old cottonwoods on the other half of the garden.