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Cracking — synonyms, definition

1. cracking (a) Brit, informal

11 synonyms
bursting colossal enormous fantastic gigantic great massive monstrous severing shattering snapping

2. cracking (Adjective) Brit, informal

16 synonyms
bang-up bully corking dandy groovy grouse keen lovely neat nifty not bad peachy ripper slap-up smashing swell
1 definition

cracking (Adjective) — Very good. ex. "he did a cracking job"

3. cracking (Noun) Brit, informal

3 synonyms
crack fracture snap
3 definitions

cracking (Noun) — A sudden sharp noise. ex. "he heard the cracking of the ice"

cracking (Noun) — The act of cracking something.

cracking (Noun) — The process whereby heavy molecules of naphtha or petroleum are broken down into hydrocarbons of lower molecular weight (especially in the oil-refining process).

7 types of
break breakage breaking chemical action chemical change chemical process noise
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4. cracking (Verb) Brit, informal

7 synonyms
breaking breaking through breaking up checking collapsing cracking up crocking up
16 definitions

cracking (Verb) — Become fractured; break or crack on the surface only. ex. "The glass cracked when it was heated"

cracking (Verb) — Make a very sharp explosive sound. ex. "His gun cracked"

cracking (Verb) — Make a sharp sound. ex. "his fingers cracked"

cracking (Verb) — Hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise. ex. "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"

cracking (Verb) — Pass through (a barrier). ex. "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county"

cracking (Verb) — Break partially but keep its integrity. ex. "The glass cracked"

cracking (Verb) — Break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension. ex. "The pipe cracked"

cracking (Verb) — Gain unauthorized access to computers with malicious intentions. ex. "she cracked my password" ex. "crack a safe"

cracking (Verb) — Suffer a nervous breakdown.

cracking (Verb) — Tell spontaneously. ex. "crack a joke"

cracking (Verb) — Cause to become cracked. ex. "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"

cracking (Verb) — (chemistry) reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking.

cracking (Verb) — (chemistry) break into simpler molecules by means of heat. ex. "The petroleum cracked"

cracking (Verb) — (of a voice) change in pitch, esp. as a result of emotional strain.

cracking (Verb) — Yield information under interrogation or torture. ex. "They managed to crack him on the third day"

cracking (Verb) — Successfully decipher a code.

27 types of
altering breaking breaking down breaking in breaking up changing coming apart decomposing falling apart getting going going across going through having hitting modifying narrating passing reciting recounting • • •
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