Cooked very lightly, so the meat is still red (in the case of steak or beef in the general sense). (adjective)
Very uncommon; scarce. (adjective)
thin; of low density (adjective)
To rear, rise up, start backwards. (verb)
To rear, bring up, raise. (verb)
Examples of word rare
It's not that those rare new classics or rare new breakthrough works can't happen, it's that they are _rare_.
"Well," announced he, as he put down the box and pulled his adikey over his head, "I were seein 'Santa Claus th' day an 'givin' he a rare scoldin 'for passin' my maid by these two year -- a _rare_ scoldin '-- an'
In his own thoroughly strange 1946 novel Life Comes to Seathorpe, Neil Bell appropriates the term "rare books" to designate members of a new, dissident literary canon.
But many people are puzzled by the term "rare earth."
If you think about it, even the term rare coins connotes scarcity, which is an important attribute of all successful products, whether they be collectibles or everyday consumer items.