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crack meaning and definition

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CRACK noun

Definition of crack (noun)

  1. a long narrow opening
  2. a narrow opening
    • "he opened the window a crack"
    • synonyms: gap
  3. a long narrow depression in a surface
  4. a sudden sharp noise
    • "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"
    • synonyms: cracking, snap
  5. a chance to do something
    • "he wanted a shot at the champion"
    • synonyms: shot
  6. witty remark
  7. a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts
    • "there was a crack in the mirror"
  8. a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive
  9. a usually brief attempt
  10. the act of cracking something

CRACK verb

Definition of crack (verb)

  1. become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
    • "The glass cracked when it was heated"
    • synonyms: break, check
  2. make a very sharp explosive sound
    • "His gun cracked"
  3. make a sharp sound
    • "his fingers snapped"
    • synonyms: snap
  4. hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise
    • "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"
  5. pass through (a barrier)
    • "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county"
    • synonyms: break through
  6. break partially but keep its integrity
    • "The glass cracked"
  7. break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
    • "The pipe snapped"
    • synonyms: snap
  8. gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions
    • "she cracked my password"; "crack a safe"
  9. suffer a nervous breakdown
  10. tell spontaneously
    • "crack a joke"
  11. cause to become cracked
    • "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"
  12. reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking
  13. break into simpler molecules by means of heat
    • "The petroleum cracked"

CRACK adjective

Definition of crack (adjective)

  1. of the highest quality
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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