Rake

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Rake may refer to:

  • Rake (tool), a horticultural implement, a long-handled tool with tines
  • Rake or hay rake, a farm implement
  • Rake, the caster angle of a bicycle or motorcycle
  • Rake angle, a parameter in machining and cutting geometry
  • Rake (cellular automaton), a cellular automaton pattern that moves while regularly emitting spaceships
  • Rake (character), a man habituated to immoral conduct
  • Rake (poker), the commission taken by a casino when hosting a poker game
  • Rake (geology), the angle between a feature on a bedding plane and the strike line in geology
  • Rake receiver, a radio receiver
  • Rake (software), a variant of the make program coded in the Ruby programming language
  • Rake (train), a physical railway train made up of coaches, or a coupled group of coaches
  • Rake (theatre), the artificial slope of a theatre stage
  • The Rake (cryptid), a short story about a cryptid named The Rake that mauls people in their sleep

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Music[edit]

  • A guitar-playing method involving muted notes
  • Rake (band), an American noise rock/avant-garde musical ensemble

Print media[edit]

  • The Rake, a classic menswear magazine published in Singapore

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Other uses[edit]

  • Raking fire, fire along the axis of a ship in naval warfare
  • Another name for the Hooker position in rugby league football
  • Rake, the slope of the roof at the end of a gable
  • A lock picking technique in which a lock pick is slid outwards from the back of a lock to push its pins up

See also[edit]

  • Reiki, a form of alternative medicine