A long narrow opening.
synonyms: cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure.
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Dutch: barst, berst, breuk, fissuur, kier, reet, scheur, spleet
Polish: rozszczep, rozszczepienie, szczelina, szpara
A sudden sharp noise:
— The crack of a whip.
— He heard the cracking of the ice.
synonyms: cracking, snap.
A chance to do something.
A blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts.
A purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive.
synonyms: crack cocaine, tornado.
Become fractured; break or crack on the surface only:
— The glass cracked when it was heated.
synonyms: break, check.
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come to pieces,
fall to pieces;
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live in a glass house.
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make a boast of,
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Dutch: barsten, bersten, kloven, kraken
Make a very sharp explosive sound.
Hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise.
Pass through (a barrier):
— Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county.
synonym: break through.
Break partially but keep its integrity.
Dutch: knakken, knikken
Break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension.
Gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions.
Reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking.
Break into simpler molecules by means of heat.
Of the highest quality:
— A crack shot.
synonyms: A-one, ace, first-rate, super, tiptop, top-notch, topnotch, tops.
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altered for the worse;
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Moby thesaurus: Daedalian, Parthian shot, above par, abrade, abrasion, abysm, abyss, account for, ace, address, adept, adroit, allegation, allegorize, alligator, answer, aperture, aphorism, apostrophe, apothegm ... show more.
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