Definition of Crack. Meaning of Crack. Synonyms of Crack

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Definition of Crack

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Crack Crack (kr[a^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cracked (kr[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Cracking.] [OE. cracken, craken, to crack, break, boast, AS. cracian, cearcian, to crack; akin to D. kraken, G. krachen; cf. Skr. garj to rattle, or perh. of imitative origin. Cf. Crake, Cracknel, Creak.] 1. To break or burst, with or without entire separation of the parts; as, to crack glass; to crack nuts. 2. To rend with grief or pain; to affect deeply with sorrow; hence, to disorder; to distract; to craze. O, madam, my old heart is cracked. --Shak. He thought none poets till their brains were cracked. --Roscommon. 3. To cause to sound suddenly and sharply; to snap; as, to crack a whip. 4. To utter smartly and sententiously; as, to crack a joke. --B. Jonson. 5. To cry up; to extol; -- followed by up. [Low] To crack a bottle, to open the bottle and drink its contents. To crack a crib, to commit burglary. [Slang] To crack on, to put on; as, to crack on more sail, or more steam. [Colloq.]
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Crack Crack, v. i. 1. To burst or open in chinks; to break, with or without quite separating into parts. By misfortune it cracked in the coling. --Boyle. The mirror cracked from side to side. --Tennyson. 2. To be ruined or impaired; to fail. [Collog.] The credit . . . of exchequers cracks, when little comes in and much goes out. --Dryden. 3. To utter a loud or sharp, sudden sound. As thunder when the clouds in autumn crack. --Shak. 4. To utter vain, pompous words; to brag; to boast; -- with of. [Archaic.] Ethoipes of their sweet complexion crack. --Shak.
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Crack Crack, a. Of superior excellence; having qualities to be boasted of. [Colloq.] One of our crack speakers in the Commons. --Dickens.

Meaning of Crack from wikipedia

- Crack frequently refers to: Crack, a fracture or discontinuation in a body Crack, in geology, a fracture (geology) in a rock Crack, short for crack...
- Crack cocaine, also known simply as crack, is a free base form of cocaine that can be smoked. Crack offers a short but intense high to smokers. The Manual...
- The Crack is The Ruts first album, released in 1979 and containing the UK hit singles: "Babylon's Burning" (Number seven on the UK chart in June 1979)...
- Cracking may refer to: Cracking, the formation of a fracture or partial fracture in a solid material Performing a sternotomy Fluid catalytic cracking...
- The American crack epidemic was a surge of crack cocaine use in major cities across the United States between the early 1980s and the early 1990s. This...
- "Jimmy Crack Corn" or "Blue Tail Fly" is an American song which first became po****r during the rise of blackface minstrelsy in the 1840s through performances...
- Crack in the World is a 1965 American science-fiction doomsday disaster movie filmed in Spain. It is about scientists who launch a rocket in the Earth's...
- The act of cracking joints means bending a person's joints to produce a distinct cracking or popping sound, often followed by a feeling of satisfaction...
- Crack the Skye is the fourth studio album by American heavy metal band Mastodon, released on March 24, 2009 through Reprise Records. The album debuted...
- In petrochemistry, petroleum geology and organic chemistry, cracking is the process whereby complex organic molecules such as kerogens or long-chain hydrocarbons...
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