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sea wrack


      n   any of various seaweeds found on the shore, esp. any of the larger species  
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wrack          [1]   , rack  
1    collapse or destruction (esp. in the phrase wrack and ruin)  
2    something destroyed or a remnant of such  
3       a variant spelling of       rack   1  
     (Old English wræc persecution, misery; related to Gothic wraka, Old Norse rak. Compare wreck, wretch)  
The use of the spelling wrack rather than rack in sentences such as she was wracked by grief or the country was wracked by civil war is very common but is thought by many people to be incorrect  

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wrack, WRAC, wack, WRAAC

Dictionnaire Collaboratif     Anglais Définition
A seagrass species that is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea. Also called Neptune grass.
[Bot.] Latin: Posidonia oceanica. Another species (Posidonia australis) is endemic to Australia.
adj 1 able to live both on land and in the water, as frogs, toads, etc. 2 designed for operation on or from both water and land 3 relating to military forces and equipment organized for operations launched from the sea against an enemy shore 4 having a dual or mixed nature
renewable energy obtainable on coasts based on the sea or ocean low and high tides
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