roof rack

roof rack
roof racks
N-COUNT
A roof rack is a metal frame that is fixed on top of a car and used for carrying large objects. [BRIT]
(in AM, use luggage rack)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • roof-rack — n BrE a metal frame fixed on top of a car and used for carrying bags, cases etc American Equivalent: luggage rack …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • roof rack — roof ,rack noun count BRITISH a LUGGAGE RACK on a car …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • roof rack — ► NOUN ▪ a framework for carrying luggage on the roof of a vehicle …   English terms dictionary

  • roof rack — noun carrier for holding luggage above the seats of a train or on top of a car • Syn: ↑luggage rack • Hypernyms: ↑carrier * * * roof rack noun A rack which may be fitted to the roof of a car, etc to carry luggage, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑roof * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roof rack — A roof rack is a set of bars secured to the roof of a motor car. It is used to carry bulky items such as bicycles, canoes, kayaks, skis and various assorted carriers and containers.Older roof racks were usually mounted directly to the gutter… …   Wikipedia

  • roof rack — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms roof rack : singular roof rack plural roof racks British a metal frame fixed on the roof of a car, used for carrying large objects, bicycles etc. The American word is luggage rack …   English dictionary

  • roof rack — /ˈruf ræk/ (say roohf rak) noun a system of bars attached to the roof of a motor vehicle and used for the carriage of luggage, etc. Also, roof rack …   Australian-English dictionary

  • roof-rack — see roof rack …   English dictionary

  • roof rack — A luggage rack on the roof of a vehicle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • roof-rack — noun (C) BrE a metal frame fixed on top of a car and used for carrying bags, cases etc; luggage rack AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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