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rank 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/raNGk/,
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ranks, plural;
  1. (of vegetation) Growing too thickly and coarsely

  2. (esp. of air or water) Having a foul or offensive smell

  3. Very unpleasant
    • - the tea at work is nice but the coffee's pretty rank
  4. (esp. of something bad or deficient) Complete and utter (used for emphasis)
    • - rank stupidity
    • - rank amateurs
    • - a rank outsider
Verb
  1. Give (someone or something) a rank or place within a grading system
    • - rank them in order of preference
    • - she is ranked number four in the world
  2. Have a specified rank or place within a grading system
    • - he ranks with Newman as one of the outstanding English theologians
  3. Take precedence over (someone) in respect to rank; outrank
    • - the Secretary of State ranks all the other members of the cabinet
  4. Arrange in a rank or ranks
    • - the tents were ranked in orderly rows
Noun
  1. A position in the hierarchy of the armed forces
    • - an army officer of fairly high rank
    • - he was promoted to the rank of Captain
  2. A position within the hierarchy of an organization or society
    • - only two cabinet members had held ministerial rank before
  3. High social position
    • - persons of rank and breeding
  4. A number specifying position in a numerically ordered series

  5. A single line of soldiers or police officers drawn up abreast

  6. Common soldiers as opposed to officers
    • - he was fined and reduced to the ranks
  7. The people belonging to or constituting a group or class
    • - the ranks of the unemployed
  8. A regular row or line of things or people
    • - conifer plantations growing in serried ranks
  9. Each of the eight rows of eight squares running from side to side across a chessboard

  10. The value or the order of the largest nonzero determinant of a given matrix

  11. An analogous quantity in other kinds of groups


  1. a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another; "the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen"
  2. take or have a position relative to others; "This painting ranks among the best in the Western World"
  3. very fertile; producing profuse growth; "rank earth"
  4. rate: assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
  5. relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
  6. very offensive in smell or taste; "a rank cigar"
  7. Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor κ B (RANK), also known as TRANCE Receptor, is a type I membrane protein that is expressed on the surface of osteoclasts and is involved in their activation upon ligand binding. RANK is also expressed on dendritic cells and facilitates immune signaling.
  8. Rank is a live album by English band The Smiths. It was released in September 1988 by their British record company, Rough Trade, and reached No. 2 in the British charts. In the United States, the album was released on Sire Records and made No. 77.
  9. In biological classification, rank is the level (the relative position) in a taxonomic hierarchy. Examples of taxonomic ranks are species, genus, family, and class. Each rank subsumes under it a number of less general categories. ...
  10. This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order. Some of these have their own pages, like fork and pin. ...
  11. In computer programming, rank with no further specifications is usually a synonym for (or refers to) "number of dimensions"; thus, a bi-dimensional array has rank two, a three-dimensional array has rank three and so on. ...
  12. In mathematics, the rank of a differentiable map f : M → N between differentiable manifolds at a point p ∈ M is the rank of the derivative of f at p. Recall that the derivative of f at p is a linear map
  13. (Ranked) Observed, watched, given the once-over
  14. (Ranked) Foliage is arranged in longitudinal planes around the stem.
  15. (Ranking) A keyword position on a Search Engine.
  16. (Ranking) A web page‘s position in search engine results for a particular keyword/search phrase. Higher rankings typically indicate better SEO, more traffic and higher quality traffic.
  17. Ranking is a process in which the search engines list and sort websites according to specific algorithm so that the sites with the most relevant content appear on the top pages.
  18. Ranking refers to the position of a web page when a query is entered into a search engine. This would be the actual number from the top where your website appears in organic search.
  19. (Ranking) The number (order of ranking; ie 1 being the highest) that a web site is listed for a specific search term in a specific search engine. ...
  20. (6. Ranking) your position (how high up) on the SERP: the higher the better. In other words, you want to be on the first SERP, or at least within the first few pages.
  21. (Ranking (Numerically)) Evaluating a group of items or attributes, and listing them in order of preference or value.
  22. (Ranking) A clan's numerical position in relation to all other clans. It is determined by the point system.
  23. (Ranking) A member may rank a story from one to five stars. The average ranking is shown for each story.
  24. (Ranking) A way to develop among students mistrust, jealously, suspicion, extreme antagonism and aggression. Individual feelings may include depression, hopelessness and frustration. Other than that, it serves no actual purpose.
  25. (Ranking) Fighters are ranked within each weight division and each region. Fighters with higher rating are ranked above fighters with lower rating. Fighters with the same rating are ranked based on status. ...