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:

    But he thought of his sisters, proud and cold,
    And his mother, vain of her rank and gold.
    John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)

    I have not loved the world, nor the world me;
    I have not flatter’d its rank breath, nor bow’d
    To its idolatries a patient knee.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

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