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  1. [noun] a long narrow opening
    Synonyms: cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure

  2. [noun] a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"
    Synonyms: gap

  3. [noun] a long narrow depression in a surface
    Synonyms: crevice, cranny, fissure, chap

  4. [noun] a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"
    Synonyms: ing, snap

  5. [noun] a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion"
    Synonyms: shot

  6. [noun] witty remark
    Synonyms: wisesally, quip

  7. [noun] a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts; "there was a crack in the mirror"

  8. [noun] a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted
    Synonyms: tornado

  9. [noun] a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
    Synonyms: fling, go, pass, whirl, offer

  10. [noun] the act of cracking something
    Synonyms: fracture, ing

  11. [verb] become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated"
    Synonyms: check, break

  12. [verb] make a very sharp explosive sound; "His gun cracked"

  13. [verb] make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped"
    Synonyms: snap

  14. [verb] hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise; "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"

  15. [verb] pass through (a barrier); "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county"
    Synonyms: break through

  16. [verb] break partially but keep its integrity; "The glass cracked"

  17. [verb] break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The rope snapped"
    Synonyms: snap

  18. [verb] suffer a nervous breakdown
    Synonyms: up, crock up, break up, collapse

  19. [verb] tell spontaneously; "crack a joke"

  20. [verb] cause to become cracked; "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"

  21. [verb] reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking

  22. [verb] break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked"

  23. [adjective] 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"
    Synonyms: ace, A-one, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, tops


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