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Related / Similar Words: fracture, cracking, fling, go, pass, whirl, offer, tornado, gap, wisecrack, sally, quip, snap, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure, cranny, chap, shot, check, break, break through, crack up, crock up, break up, collapse, ace, A-one, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, tops(p)

 

Definition:
  • the act of cracking something;
  • a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl";
  • a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted;
  • a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack";
  • a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts; "there was a crack in the mirror";
  • witty remark;
  • a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig";
  • a long narrow opening;
  • a long narrow depression in a surface;
  • a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion";
  • break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked";
  • reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking;
  • become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated";
  • cause to become cracked; "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair";
  • break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The rope snapped";
  • break partially but keep its integrity; "The glass cracked";
  • pass through (a barrier); "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county";
  • tell spontaneously; "crack a joke";
  • hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise; "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler";
  • suffer a nervous breakdown;
  • make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped";
  • make a very sharp explosive sound; "His gun cracked";
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: lacuna, blank, spark gap, craze, chap, chink, crevasse, fatigue crack, fault, geological fault, shift, fracture, break, rift, slit, split, vent, volcano, volcanic crater, crater, check, fissure, alligator

     

    Grouped Verbs: check, chink, break

     

    Derivational Morphology: fracture, break, gap, breach, gag, quip, wisecrack, snap, click, fissure, cracking, check, chip, cleft, crevice, scissure, sally, collapse, breakdown, crack-up, cracker, snapper, cracker bonbon, firecracker, banger

     

     
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