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wrack

1. seaweed or other marine vegetation that is floating in the sea or has been cast ashore
2. any of various seaweeds of the genus Fucus, such as F. serratus (serrated wrack)
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cull, brack, wrack

A piece of lumber or brick of a quality below the lowest accepted grade or below specifications.

wrack

1. The lowest grade of softwood.
2. A cull.
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He didn't fit the flammable cladding or undermine the block's fire safety, said Wrack.
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"We would especially like to thank Darren Wrack and Ian Roper for their service to the football club.
The decision not to offer Wrack a new deal is the clearest indication yet that Mullen is likely to be named as Money's permanent successor.
Miles was with Yeovil at the time of the incident at Huish Park in September 2005 which ruled Wrack out of action for more than a year.
The aims of this study are (1) to describe the wrack accumulation patterns and taxonomic composition, (2) to assess annual losses of the loose-lying macroalgal community through casts ashore, and (3) to compare these amounts with the commercially harvested biomass of the community.
Walsall nearly gained the lead but Wrack's shot was well saved by Dimitrios Konstantopoulos and Oakes denied Lee Bullock at the other end.
Mr Wrack, speaking at a fringe event in Brighton, said one word summed up what went wrong before the fire - "profit".
A BLEND of Walsall favourites old and new were no match for a purposeful Wolves side in Darren Wrack's testimonial match at the Banks's Stadium last night.