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Overview of noun crack

The noun crack has 10 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (3) crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure

(a long narrow opening)

2. (2) gap, crack

(a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack")

3. (1) crevice, cranny, crack, fissure, chap

(a long narrow depression in a surface)

4. (1) crack, cracking, snap

(a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig")

5. shot, crack

(a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion")

6. wisecrack, crack, sally, quip

(witty remark)

7. crack

(a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts; "there was a crack in the mirror")

8. crack, crack cocaine, tornado

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

9. crack, fling, go, pass, whirl, offer

(a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl")

10. fracture, crack, cracking

(the act of cracking something)


Overview of verb crack

The verb crack has 13 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (6) crack, check, break

(become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated")

2. (4) crack

(make a very sharp explosive sound; "His gun cracked")

3. (2) snap, crack

(make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped")

4. (2) crack

(hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise; "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler")

5. (2) break through, crack

(pass through (a barrier); "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county")

6. (1) crack

(break partially but keep its integrity; "The glass cracked")

7. (1) snap, crack

(break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The pipe snapped")

8. crack

(gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions; "she cracked my password"; "crack a safe")

9. crack up, crack, crock up, break up, collapse

(suffer a nervous breakdown)

10. crack

(tell spontaneously; "crack a joke")

11. crack

(cause to become cracked; "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair")

12. crack

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

13. crack

(break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked")


Overview of adj crack

The adj crack has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) ace, A-one, crack, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, top-notch, tops

(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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