Rank

Rank refers to the relative position, value, worth, complexity, power, importance, authority, level etc. of a person or object, including:

Wikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article rank.
  • Rank (chess), a row of the chessboard
  • Rank of pipes in a pipe organ
  • Taxicab stand or taxi rank, a designated area for taxi-cabs to queue up whilst waiting for passengers
  • Rank (formation) Military term for a line of soldiers
  • Rank of a playing card, typically one of { ace, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, jack, queen, king }
  • A level within a ranking
  • A level within a taxonomic hierarchy
    • Taxonomic rank in biology (species, genus, family, etc.)

Read more about Rank:  An Achieved Level of Performance or Credential, Position Within A Command Hierarchy Requiring Obedience, Mathematics, People Named Rank, Places, Others

Famous quotes containing the word rank:

    Only what is rare is valuable.
    Let no one dare to call another mad who is not himself willing to rank in the same class for every perversion and fault of judgment. Let no one dare aid in punishing another as criminal who is not willing to suffer the penalty due to his own offenses.
    Margaret Fuller (1810–1850)

    I esteem it the happiness of this country that its settlers, whilst they were exploring their granted and natural rights and determining the power of the magistrate, were united by personal affection. Members of a church before whose searching covenant all rank was abolished, they stood in awe of each other, as religious men.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The office of the prince and that of the writer are defined and assigned as follows: the nobleman gives rank to the written work, the writer provides food for the prince.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)