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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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picked up the ball and dribbled through the opposition before pulling the trigger on the 18-yard line only to see his shot rattle off the bar.
She can rattle off statistics for the video-game industry -- another of their various entrepreneurial endeavors -- the same way a baseball fan quotes batting averages and home runs.
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It wasn't until I was sitting opposite Mikhail Baryshnikov in a cafe in 1999 and listening to him rattle off my new work schedule, that I began to think less about my heart and more about my mediocre arabesque.