Adjective Definition

rare

1.Definition: (of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside

"Rare roast beef"


2.Definition: having low density

"Rare gasses", "Lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"

Related Adjective(s):rarefied, rarified


3.Definition: marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind

"What is so rare as a day in June", "A rare skill"

Related Adjective(s):uncommon


4.Definition: not widely distributed

"Rare herbs", "Rare patches of green in the desert"


5.Definition: not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness

"A rare word", "Rare books"


6.Definition: recurring only at long intervals

"A rare appearance", "Total eclipses are rare events"




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