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1. A rack for books.
2. A rack for supporting an open book.
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a rack for holding books
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1. a support for an open book.
2. a rack for holding books.
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Printed versions of the texts were placed in the classroom's bookrack, and computerized versions were made available at the computer station.
They included stools, chairs, picture frames, wooden platters, birdhouses, a metal pail, a watering can, a wooden CD holder, a wall shelf, a bookrack, flower pots, hockey sticks, a cutting board, a wash tub, and a table.
IN 1969, in my small Montana hometown, I spotted a paperback novel on a drugstore bookrack that I knew I had to buy.