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Synonyms for crack



break down

crack down on something or someone


have a breakdown


burst out laughing


  • burst out laughing
  • laugh
  • fall about (laughing)
  • guffaw
  • roar with laughter
  • be in stitches
  • split your sides

Synonyms for crack

to undergo partial breaking

to make a sudden sharp, explosive noise

to find the key to (a code, for example)

to give way mentally and emotionally

to suddenly lose all health or strength

crack up: to undergo wrecking

crack up: to give way mentally and emotionally

crack up: to suddenly lose all health or strength

a sudden sharp, explosive noise

a usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting and rupture

a trying to do or make something

a brief trial

a flippant or sarcastic remark

having or demonstrating a high degree of knowledge or skill

Synonyms for crack

a narrow opening


a long narrow depression in a surface

a sudden sharp noise


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a chance to do something

witty remark

a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts

a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted

a usually brief attempt

the act of cracking something

become fractured


make a very sharp explosive sound

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make a sharp sound


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hit forcefully

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pass through (a barrier)

break partially but keep its integrity

break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension

gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions

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suffer a nervous breakdown

tell spontaneously

cause to become cracked

reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking

break into simpler molecules by means of heat

References in periodicals archive ?
However, the increase of width turned gentle when the temperature varied between 400 and 600 , and lots of micro cracks generated around the main crack.
A new approach for making rectangular and tubular membrane was introduced, where cracks were utilized for cutting and shaping of the structures [18] using simple setup of two electrodes [19].
benguediad, seriari prediction of cracks repair aluminum alloy structure with double said, Physics procidia, pp: 83-89.
Ribbed cracks, meanwhile, are created as the tree attempts to seal over a wound.
The first case was the initiation of a discrete crack occurring in the concrete's extreme fibers in tension (Figure 3), the second was the case of crack propagation intersecting the reinforcing steel (Figure 4), and the last case represented the propagation of diagonal cracks in the structures (Figure 5).
Tsang et al [6] investigated the SIF of parallel penny-shaped cracks under I-type load.
15] presented a technique capable of evaluating the dynamic response of a beam with several breathing cracks, which was based on the assumption of periodic response and the fact that cracks open and close continuously.
According to Jagna-Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (MDRRM) office, the cracks had a length of more than 100 meters, a depth of at least 2.
On the other hand if cracks develop in older properties, the cause of the movement could be reason for concern and should be investigated by a building professional to determine the causation.
6] studies, related to the problem of cracks running perpendicular to a bimaterial, yields a different expression for the stress intensity factor that is connected to the stress tensor as follows:
Frequently, cracks are not randomly distributed in rock but they make one or more oriented sets.
Australia's Qantas Airways has taken one its prestigious Airbus A380 planes off the tarmac for up to a week after engineers found dozens of cracks in wings after a flight was hit by turbulence.
PARIS: Airbus insisted its A380 superjumbo is safe to fly after another set of cracks was discovered in the wings of the world's largest jetliner, though an engineering union said it was downplaying the issue and some Asian airlines said they would develop inspection programmes.
It is important to accurately assess structural cracks to determine what is significant and what is not," said John Duntemann, a principal at consulting engineering firm Wiss, Janncy, Flstner Associates (WJE).