Holy Twizzlers and pogo sticks, we have a tie this week! DANimal and Wurm, you are the
co-winners! Put your heads together and come up with two unique and random words for next week…
NO FIGHTING! Do I have to pull this blog over? Don’t make me separate you two!
Now for this week’s inspiration for RANK / ANIMAL:
1 /ræŋk/ [rangk]
1.a number of persons forming a separate class in a social hierarchy or in any graded body.
2.a social or official position or standing, as in the armed forces: the rank of captain.
3.high position or station in the social or some similar scale: a woman of rank.
4.a class in any scale of comparison.
5.relative position or standing: a writer of the first rank.
6.a row, line, or series of things or persons: orchestra players arranged in ranks.
a.the members of an armed service apart from its officers; enlisted personnel.
b.military enlisted personnel as a group.
8.Usually, ranks. the general body of any party, society, or organization apart from the officers or leaders.
9.orderly arrangement; array.
10.a line of persons, especially soldiers, standing abreast in close-order formation (distinguished from file ).
11.British . a place or station occupied by vehicles available for hire; stand: a taxi rank.
12.Chess. one of the horizontal lines of squares on a chessboard.
13.a set of organ pipes of the same kind and tonal color.
14.Also called determinant rank. Mathematics . the order of the nonzero determinant of greatest order that can be
selected from a given matrix by the elimination of rows and columns.
15.Mining. the classification of coal according to hardness, from lignite to anthracite.
1.any member of the kingdom Animalia, comprising multicellular organisms that have a well-defined shape and usually limited growth, can move voluntarily, actively acquire food and digest it internally, and have sensory and nervous systems that allow them to respond rapidly to stimuli: some classification schemes also include protozoa and certain other single-celled eukaryotes that have motility and animallike nutritional modes.
2.any such living thing other than a human being.
3.a mammal, as opposed to a fish, bird, etc.
4.the physical, sensual, or carnal nature of human beings; animality: the animal in every person.
5.an inhuman person; brutish or beastlike person: She married an animal.
6.thing: A perfect job? Is there any such animal?