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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 cracked

The adj cracked has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) chapped, cracked, roughened

(used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure; "chapped lips")

2. alligatored, cracked

(of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide)

3. balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky

(informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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