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    crack - Dictionary definition and meaning for word crack

    Definition
    (noun) a long narrow opening
    Synonyms : cleft , crevice , fissure , scissure
    Definition
    (noun) a narrow opening
    Synonyms : gap
    Example Sentence
    • he opened the window a crack
    Definition
    (noun) a long narrow depression in a surface
    Synonyms : chap , cranny , crevice , fissure
    Definition
    (noun) a sudden sharp noise
    Synonyms : cracking , snap
    Example Sentence
    • the crack of a whip
    • he heard the cracking of the ice
    • he can hear the snap of a twig
    Definition
    (noun) a chance to do something
    Synonyms : shot
    Example Sentence
    • he wanted a shot at the champion
    Definition
    (noun) witty remark
    Synonyms : quip , sally , wisecrack
    Definition
    (noun) a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts
    Example Sentence
    • there was a crack in the mirror
    Definition
    (noun) a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive
    Synonyms : crack cocaine , tornado
    Definition
    (noun) a usually brief attempt
    Synonyms : fling , go , offer , pass , whirl
    Example Sentence
    • he took a crack at it
    • I gave it a whirl
    Definition
    (noun) the act of cracking something
    Synonyms : cracking , fracture
    Definition
    (verb) become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
    Synonyms : break , check
    Example Sentence
    • The glass cracked when it was heated
    Definition
    (verb) make a very sharp explosive sound
    Example Sentence
    • His gun cracked
    Definition
    (verb) make a sharp sound
    Synonyms : snap
    Example Sentence
    • his fingers snapped
    Definition
    (verb) hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise
    Example Sentence
    • The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler
    Definition
    (verb) pass through (a barrier)
    Synonyms : break through
    Example Sentence
    • Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county
    Definition
    (verb) break partially but keep its integrity
    Example Sentence
    • The glass cracked
    Definition
    (verb) break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
    Synonyms : snap
    Example Sentence
    • The pipe snapped
    Definition
    (verb) gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions
    Example Sentence
    • she cracked my password
    • crack a safe
    Definition
    (verb) suffer a nervous breakdown
    Synonyms : break up , collapse , crack up , crock up
    Definition
    (verb) tell spontaneously
    Example Sentence
    • crack a joke
    Definition
    (verb) cause to become cracked
    Example Sentence
    • heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair
    Definition
    (verb) reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking Definition
    (verb) break into simpler molecules by means of heat
    Example Sentence
    • The petroleum cracked
    Definition
    (adj) of the highest quality
    Synonyms : a-one , ace , first-rate , super , tiptop , top-notch , topnotch , tops
    Example Sentence
    • an ace reporter
    • a crack shot
    • a first-rate golfer
    • a super party
    • played top-notch tennis
    • an athlete in tiptop condition
    • she is absolutely tops
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