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Crack

Definition

[n] the act of cracking something
[n] a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
[n] a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted
[n] a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"
[n] a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
[n] witty remark
[n] a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"
[n] a long narrow opening
[n] a long narrow depression in a surface
[n] (informal) a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion"
[adj] (informal) of the highest quality; "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"
[v] break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked"
[v] reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking
[v] become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated"
[v] cause to become cracked; "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"
[v] break suddenly and abruptly; as of something under tension; "The rope snapped"
[v] break partially but keep its integrity; "The glass cracked"
[v] pass through, as through a barrier; "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county"
[v] hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise; "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"
[v] suffer a nervous breakdown
[v] as of tightly stretched ropes or fingers
[v] make a very sharp explosive sound; "His gun cracked"

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