Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) crack, cracking, snap (a sudden sharp noise) "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"
- S: (n) fracture, crack, cracking (the act of cracking something)
- S: (n) cracking (the process whereby heavy molecules of naphtha or petroleum are broken down into hydrocarbons of lower molecular weight (especially in the oil-refining process))
- S: (v) crack, check, break (become fractured; break or crack on the surface only) "The glass cracked when it was heated"
- S: (v) crack (make a very sharp explosive sound) "His gun cracked"
- S: (v) snap, crack (make a sharp sound) "his fingers snapped"
- S: (v) crack (hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise) "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"
- S: (v) break through, crack (pass through (a barrier)) "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county"
- S: (v) crack (break partially but keep its integrity) "The glass cracked"
- S: (v) snap, crack (break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension) "The pipe snapped"
- S: (v) crack (gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions) "she cracked my password"; "crack a safe"
- S: (v) crack up, crack, crock up, break up, collapse (suffer a nervous breakdown)
- S: (v) crack (tell spontaneously) "crack a joke"
- S: (v) crack (cause to become cracked) "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"
- S: (v) crack (reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking)
- S: (v) crack (break into simpler molecules by means of heat) "The petroleum cracked"
- S: (adj) bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, old (very good) "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"; "we had a grand old time"