Definition of Rackings
1. racking [n] - See also: racking
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rackings
rackings (current term)
Literary usage of Rackings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Culture of the Grape by William Chamberlain Strong (1867)
"He says, " The 'fewer rackings it receives, and the less it is exposed to the air, the sweeter and better it will keep; retaining the fine aroma and flavor ..."
2. The Vine in Australia by A. C. Kelly (1861)
"It is the practice of some wine makers to have several rackings, even of dry wines, before the spring. Such a practice is of questionable benefit. ..."
3. Journal of the Society of Arts by Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1857)
"With age in bottle this will disappear, or it may be removed by several rackings into sulphured casks and clarifying. If the wine assumes a smoky or burnt ..."
4. Practical Coal Mining: A Manual for Managers, Under-managers, Colliery by George L. Kerr (1905)
"The sets of barring are fitted into the shaft, either cut square, with an ordinary 'butt' joint, and corner rackings (fig. 41) put in to bind them together; ..."
5. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"In spring and fall the wines in Bourdeaux are sub- ject to changes that may be destructive if not prevented by necessary rackings : these changes are solely ..."