Racking vs Excessive - What's the difference?

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Racking is a related term of excessive.


As a noun racking

is a method of asphalt shingle application, whereby shingle courses are applied vertically, up the roof rather than laterally across and up.

As a verb racking

is .

As an adjective excessive is

exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.

racking

English

Noun

  • A method of asphalt shingle application, whereby shingle courses are applied vertically, up the roof rather than laterally across and up.
  • spun yarn used in racking ropes
  • The process of clarifying, and thereby deterring further fermentation of, beer, wine or cider by draining or siphoning it from the dregs.
  • Synonyms

    * (roofing) straight-up method

    Verb

    (head)
  • Anagrams

    * *

    See also

    (wikipedia racking)

    excessive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
  • "I personally consider putting a wide vibrato on a single 16th triplet note at 160 beats per minute rather excessive , nay even stupid."

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * insufficient * deficient

    Derived terms

    * excessive number