Definition of roof rack in English:

roof rack


  • A framework for carrying luggage on the roof of a vehicle.

    • ‘Get a little nervous when you drive the minivan with the roof rack into a parking garage?’
    • ‘Strapping down loads on roof racks or trailers often requires bungee cords.’
    • ‘Fuel efficiency can be increased by driving the speed limit and trying not to overpack or load things on the roof rack, she said.’
    • ‘Remove that roof rack if you don't need it - a fully loaded roof rack can add 30 per cent to fuel consumption.’
    • ‘Each bus is crammed full of passengers, luggage strapped on the roof racks.’
    • ‘Another example of poor judgment involves overloading roof racks.’
    • ‘It had to be red, with a roof rack, manual shift, and excellent sound system.’


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