dish rack

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dish rack a rack for holding dishes as dishwater drains off of them
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Usage

In literature:

There were towels on a rack and soap in a white dish.
"Roads of Destiny" by O. Henry
The storm-racks on the table kept each dish in its place.
"The Mutiny of the Elsinore" by Jack London
The dish-towels are those hanging on the rack over the stove.
"Understood Betsy" by Dorothy Canfield
Above the jars is a rack or hangar on which dishes or coconut shells are placed.
"The Tinguian" by Fay-Cooper Cole
Place them in the rack; place under them a pan or dish.
"The First Book of Farming" by Charles L. Goodrich
Each toilet room has a free closet or closets, and a pay closet which is furnished with a basin, mirror, soap dish, and towel rack.
"The New York Subway" by Anonymous
There were drawers and lockers under shelves and tables, while overhead were swinging racks for dishes and provisions.
"Ralph Granger's Fortunes" by William Perry Brown
Hanneh Breineh pulled a dish-towel from the rack and threw one end of it to Mrs. Pelz.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
There was a dresser, clean and white, and over it a rack of plates and dishes.
"Freaks on the Fells" by R.M. Ballantyne
Set the baking dishes always on rack or a grid-shelf, never on the oven bottom nor solid metal.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
I hope now you haven't let me sleep on, just to play a trick on me and leave a rack of bones on my dish.
"Motor Boat Boys Down the Coast" by Louis Arundel
He lifted the cover off the dish that flanked the battered rack of toast.
"The Man with the Double Heart" by Muriel Hine
She waited until supper was eaten and the blue-and-white dishes shining in their rack again beside the ten-cent-shop china.
"A Man's Hearth" by Eleanor M. Ingram
Have at hand a second dish-pan in which is placed a wire rack.
"Home Occupations for Boys and Girls" by Bertha Johnston
Above the bench were racks for holding dishes.
"The Orchard Secret" by Cleo Garis
Hanneh Breineh pulled a dish-towel from the rack and threw one end of it to Mrs. Pelz.
"Hungry Hearts" by Anzia Yezierska
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In news:

I always look for the least knobby ones because they're the easiest to scrub clean (I use a veggie-reserved toothbrush that lives in the dish rack).
Dish rack by Marc Newsom for Magis.
Stainless Steel Compact Dish Rack.
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