Rake

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Rake may refer to:

Science and technology[edit]

Tools[edit]

  • Rake (tool), a horticultural implement, a long-handled tool with tines
  • Rake or hay rake, a farm implement
  • Rake angle, a parameter in machining and cutting geometry

Transport[edit]

  • Rake, the caster angle of a bicycle or motorcycle
  • Rake, the difference between the front and rear ride heights of a car
  • Rake (train), a group of coupled passenger coaches, or freight wagons, or railcars (excluding the locomotive) that typically move together

Mathematics and computing[edit]

Arts[edit]

Music[edit]

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

Television[edit]

Place names[edit]

People[edit]

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
  • The Rake, a fictional creature featured in many Creepypasta stories

See also[edit]

  • Reiki, a form of alternative medicine
  • Rake (tool), an alternative tool for fire prevention.