Main definitions of ranker in English

: ranker1ranker2

ranker1

Pronunciation /ˈraNGkər/ /ˈræŋkər/

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noun

  • 1British A soldier in the ranks; a private.

    • ‘Not many officers would condescend to talk with us rankers.’
    private soldier, common soldier
    1. 1.1A commissioned officer who has been promoted from the ranks.

Main definitions of ranker in English

: ranker1ranker2

ranker2

Pronunciation /ˈraNGkər/ /ˈræŋkər/

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noun

Soil Science
  • A simple soil consisting of a layer of humus lying directly on an unaltered substrate such as bedrock, glacial drift, or volcanic ash.

Origin

Based on Austrian German Rank ‘steep slope’.