rake teeth

rake teeth
teeth that are widely separated.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • rake — rake1 [rāk] n. [ME < OE raca; akin to ON reka, spade, Ger rechen, a rake < IE base * reĝ , to direct, put in order > RIGHT] 1. any of various long handled tools with teeth or prongs at one end, used for gathering loose grass, hay, leaves …   English World dictionary

  • Rake — (r[=a]k), n. [AS. race; akin to OD. rake, D. reek, OHG. rehho, G. rechen, Icel. reka a shovel, and to Goth. rikan to heap up, collect, and perhaps to Gr. ore gein to stretch out, and E. rack to stretch. Cf. {Reckon}.] 1. An implement consisting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rake-vein — Rake Rake (r[=a]k), n. [AS. race; akin to OD. rake, D. reek, OHG. rehho, G. rechen, Icel. reka a shovel, and to Goth. rikan to heap up, collect, and perhaps to Gr. ore gein to stretch out, and E. rack to stretch. Cf. {Reckon}.] 1. An implement… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rake (tool) — imagestack A rake (Old English raca , cognate with Dutch raak , German Rechen , from a root meaning to scrape together, heap up ) is an agricultural and horticultural implement consisting of a toothed bar fixed transversely to a handle, and used… …   Wikipedia

  • rake — rake1 [reık] n [Sense: 1 2; Origin: Old English racu] [Sense: 3; Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Origin unknown] 1.) a gardening tool with a row of metal teeth at the end of a long handle, used for making soil level, gathering up dead leaves etc ▪ a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rake — [[t]re͟ɪk[/t]] rakes, raking, raked 1) N COUNT A rake is a garden tool consisting of a row of metal or wooden teeth attached to a long handle. You can use a rake to make the earth smooth and level before you put plants in, or to gather leaves… …   English dictionary

  • rake — 1 noun 1 (C) a gardening tool with a row of metal teeth at the end of a long handle, used for making soil level, gathering up dead leaves etc 2 (C) old fashioned a man who behaves in an unacceptable way, having many sexual relationships, drinking …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rake — I. /reɪk / (say rayk) noun 1. a long handled tool with teeth or tines for gathering together hay or the like, breaking and smoothing the surface of ground, etc. 2. a similar implement used in agriculture, especially one drawn by a tractor. 3. any …   Australian-English dictionary

  • rake — rake1 rakable, rakeable, adj. raker, n. /rayk/, n., v., raked, raking. n. 1. an agricultural implement with teeth or tines for gathering cut grass, hay, or the like or for smoothing the surface of the ground. 2. any of various implements having a …   Universalium

  • rake — I [[t]reɪk[/t]] n. v. raked, rak•ing 1) agr. an agricultural implement with teeth or tines for gathering cut grass, hay, etc., or for smoothing the surface of the ground 2) any of various implements of similar form and use 3) agr. cv to gather,… …   From formal English to slang

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