Definitions for crack

Definitions for (noun) crack

Main entry: crack, cracking, fracture

Definition: the act of cracking something

Main entry: whirl, crack, offer, pass, fling, go

Definition: a usually brief attempt

Usage: he took a crack at it; I gave it a whirl

Main entry: crack, crack cocaine, tornado

Definition: a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive

Main entry: gap, crack

Definition: a narrow opening

Usage: he opened the window a crack

Main entry: crack

Definition: a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts

Usage: there was a crack in the mirror

Main entry: quip, sally, crack, wisecrack

Definition: witty remark

Main entry: crack, cracking, snap

Definition: a sudden sharp noise

Usage: the crack of a whip; he heard the cracking of the ice; he can hear the snap of a twig

Main entry: crack, crevice, scissure, cleft, fissure

Definition: a long narrow opening

Main entry: fissure, crack, cranny, crevice, chap

Definition: a long narrow depression in a surface

Main entry: shot, crack

Definition: a chance to do something

Usage: he wanted a shot at the champion

Definitions for (verb) crack

Main entry: crack

Definition: break into simpler molecules by means of heat

Usage: The petroleum cracked

Main entry: crack

Definition: reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking

Main entry: break, check, crack

Definition: become fractured; break or crack on the surface only

Usage: The glass cracked when it was heated

Main entry: crack

Definition: cause to become cracked

Usage: heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair

Main entry: crack, snap

Definition: break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension

Usage: The pipe snapped

Main entry: crack

Definition: break partially but keep its integrity

Usage: The glass cracked

Main entry: break through, crack

Definition: pass through (a barrier)

Usage: Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county

Main entry: crack

Definition: tell spontaneously

Usage: crack a joke

Main entry: crack

Definition: hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise

Usage: The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler

Main entry: break up, collapse, crack, crack up, crock up

Definition: suffer a nervous breakdown

Main entry: snap, crack

Definition: make a sharp sound

Usage: his fingers snapped

Main entry: crack

Definition: make a very sharp explosive sound

Usage: His gun cracked

Main entry: crack

Definition: gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions

Usage: she cracked my password; crack a safe

Definitions for (adj) crack

Main entry: super, tiptop, top-notch, topnotch, tops, A-one, ace, crack, first-rate

Definition: of the highest quality

Usage: 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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