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v. split, fracture; make a loud sharp noise; whip; open a little
n. fracture, split; loud sharp noise; blow; witty remark; form of cocaine
adj. excellent, first-rate

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Crack may refer to:
  • Crack cocaine, the freebase form of cocaine that can be smoked.
  • Crack, a fracture or discontinuation in a body
  • In geology, a crack or fracture in a rock

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Crak! (sometimes Crack!) is a 1963 pop art lithograph by Roy Lichtenstein in his comic book style of using Ben-Day dots and a text balloon. It was used in marketing materials for one of Lichtenstein's early shows. It is one of several of his works related to military art and monocular vision.

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1. a long narrow opening
(synonym) cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure
(hypernym) opening, gap
(hyponym) chap
2. a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"
(synonym) gap
(hypernym) opening
(hyponym) lacuna, blank
3. a long narrow depression in a surface
(synonym) crevice, cranny, fissure, chap
(hypernym) depression, impression, imprint
4. a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"
(synonym) cracking, snap
(hypernym) noise
5. a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion"
(synonym) shot
(hypernym) opportunity, chance
(classification) colloquialism
6. witty remark
(synonym) wisecrack, sally, quip
(hypernym) remark, comment
7. a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts; "there was a crack in the mirror"
(hypernym) blemish, defect, mar
(hyponym) craze
8. a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted
(synonym) tornado
(hypernym) cocaine, cocain
9. a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
(synonym) fling, go, pass, whirl, offer
(hypernym) attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
10. the act of cracking something
(synonym) fracture, cracking
(hypernym) breakage, break, breaking

1. become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated"
(synonym) check, break
(hypernym) change
(verb-group) check, chink
2. make a very sharp explosive sound; "His gun cracked"
(hypernym) sound, go
(derivation) firecracker, cracker, banger
3. make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped"
(synonym) snap
(hypernym) sound, go
(derivation) cracker, snapper, cracker bonbon
4. hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise; "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"
(hypernym) hit
(derivation) fracture, cracking
5. pass through (a barrier); "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county"
(synonym) break through
(hypernym) pass, go through, go across
6. break partially but keep its integrity; "The glass cracked"
(hypernym) check, break
(hyponym) chap
(derivation) cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure
7. break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The rope snapped"
(synonym) snap
(hypernym) break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart
8. suffer a nervous breakdown
(synonym) crack up, crock up, break up, collapse
(hypernym) suffer, sustain, have, get
9. tell spontaneously; "crack a joke"
(hypernym) tell, narrate, recount, recite
(derivation) wisecrack, sally, quip
10. cause to become cracked; "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(hyponym) check, chink
(verb-group) check, break
11. reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking
(hypernym) decompose, break up, break down
(derivation) cracking
(classification) chemistry, chemical science
12. break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked"
(hypernym) change
(derivation) cracking
(classification) chemistry, chemical science

1. 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"
(synonym) ace, A-one, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, tops(p)
(similar) superior
(classification) colloquialism

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nm. crack, wiz, wizard

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nm. crack, bankruptcy

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