Verb: crack krak
Noun: crack krak
- Become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
"The glass cracked when it was heated";
- check, break
- Make a very sharp explosive sound
"His gun cracked"
- Make a sharp sound
"his fingers cracked";
- Hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise
"The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"
- Pass through (a barrier)
"Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county";
- break through
- Break partially but keep its integrity
"The glass cracked"
- Break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
"The pipe cracked";
- Gain unauthorized access to computers with malicious intentions
"she cracked my password"; "crack a safe"
- Suffer a nervous breakdown
- crack up, crock up, break up, collapse
- Tell spontaneously
"crack a joke"
- Cause to become cracked
"heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"
- (chemistry) reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking
- (chemistry) break into simpler molecules by means of heat
"The petroleum cracked"
- (of a voice) change in pitch, esp. as a result of emotional strain
- Yield information under interrogation or torture
"They managed to crack him on the third day";
- Successfully decipher a code
Adjective: crack krak
- A narrow planar hole in a rock or material, usually with a flattish sides
- cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure
- A narrow space between things; a narrow opening
"he opened the window a crack";
- A long narrow depression in a surface
- crevice, cranny, fissure, chap
- A sudden sharp noise
"the crack of a whip";
- cracking, snap
- A chance to do something
"he wanted a crack at the champion";
- Witty remark
- wisecrack, sally, quip
- A blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts
"there was a crack in the mirror"
- A purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive
- crack cocaine, tornado
- A usually brief attempt
"he took a crack at it";
- fling, go, pass, whirl, offer
- The act of cracking something
- fracture, cracking
- [Ireland] A highly pleasurable or exciting experience
"we had a crack at the party";
- good time, blast, craic [Ireland]
- (computing) a program, fake licence or procedure to circumvent software usage restrictions
- Of the highest quality
"a crack shot";
- ace, A-one, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, top-notch, tops
Derived forms: cracking, cracks, cracked
See also: superior
Type of: alter, attempt, blemish, break, break down, break in, break up, breakage, breaking, chance, change, cocain, cocaine, come apart, comment, decompose, defect, depression, effort, endeavor [US], endeavour [Brit, Cdn], experience, fall apart, gap, get, go, go across, go through, have, hit, impression, imprint, input, mar, modify, narrate, noise, opening, opportunity, pass, recite, recount, remark, retail, separate, sound, split up, suffer, sustain, tell, try