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Definition of Crack
Verb: crack krak
- Become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
"The glass cracked when it was heated";
- check, break
- Make a very sharp explosive sound
"His gun cracked"
- Make a sharp sound
"his fingers cracked";
- Hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise
"The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"
- Pass through (a barrier)
"Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county";
- break through
- Break partially but keep its integrity
"The glass cracked"
- Break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
"The pipe cracked";
- Gain unauthorized access to computers with malicious intentions
"she cracked my password"; "crack a safe"
- Suffer a nervous breakdown
- crack up, crock up, break up, collapse
- Tell spontaneously
"crack a joke"
- Cause to become cracked
"heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"
- (chemistry) reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking
- (chemistry) break into simpler molecules by means of heat
"The petroleum cracked"
- (of a voice) change in pitch, esp. as a result of emotional strain
- Yield information under interrogation or torture
"They managed to crack him on the third day";
- Successfully decipher a code
- A narrow planar hole in a rock or material, usually with a flattish sides
- cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure
- A narrow space between things; a narrow opening
"he opened the window a crack";
- A long narrow depression in a surface
- crevice, cranny, fissure, chap
- A sudden sharp noise
"the crack of a whip";
- cracking, snap
- A chance to do something
"he wanted a crack at the champion";
- Witty remark
- wisecrack, sally, quip
- A blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts
"there was a crack in the mirror"
- A purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive
- crack cocaine, tornado
- A usually brief attempt
"he took a crack at it";
- fling, go, pass, whirl, offer
- The act of cracking something
- fracture, cracking
- [Ireland] A highly pleasurable or exciting experience
"we had a crack at the party";
- good time, blast, craic [Ireland]
- (computing) a program, fake licence or procedure to circumvent software usage restrictions
- Of the highest quality
"a crack shot";
- ace, A-one, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, top-notch, tops
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