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Solve all the puzzles to crack the code. The Sun (2006)Roll it around with your tongue so that all the taste buds get a fair crack. Lockspeiser, Jerry & Gear, Jackie Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)The narrator tries to crack one and finds it made of pastry. Jack Turner SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)Her technique as a documentary maker is to keep asking little questions until something cracks. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Another cracking cup tie and we are through with style. The Sun (2012)We used to get up at the crack of dawn to work during the sales season. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Now you are dealing with crack cocaine and heroin. The Sun (2011)Two hit the leading edge of the wings and were cracked open like eggs. Len Deighton BomberExcessive complexity offers a bonanza for accountants who can find inevitable cracks in the system. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The police are cracking down on people who use the internet in unacceptable ways. The Sun (2007)You must have witnessed the cracks beginning to appear? The Sun (2010)The cracks between the two men grew wider last season. The Sun (2013)There is little evidence knuckle cracking causes arthritis. The Sun (2008)What about if she cracked her head at the bottom? Times, Sunday Times (2014)They listened to my explanation through the crack in the door and finally let us in. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In urban areas buildings topple over and giant cracks form in roads. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You are not a rugby player very long and you get one crack at it. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Crack one of the eggs into a cup and pour into one of the gaps. The Sun (2016)And again that conceptual cracking of glass. Travers, P L What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)Are you being honest about cracks beginning to show? The Sun (2011)I watched some of the rest of the ceremony through a crack in a curtain and I loved it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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Translations for 'crack'

British English: crack /kræk/ NOUN
gap A crack is a very narrow gap between two things.
I could see him through a crack in the curtains.
  • American English: crack fracture
  • Arabic: صَدْع
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rachadura
  • Chinese: 缝隙
  • Croatian: pukotina
  • Czech: puklina
  • Danish: revne
  • Dutch: kier
  • European Spanish: rendija
  • Finnish: murtuma
  • French: fente
  • German: Riss
  • Greek: ρωγμή
  • Italian: fessura
  • Japanese: すき間 fracture
  • Korean: 균열
  • Norwegian: sprekk
  • Polish: pęknięcie
  • European Portuguese: racha
  • Romanian: ruptură
  • Russian: щель
  • Latin American Spanish: abertura
  • Swedish: spricka
  • Thai: รอยแตก
  • Turkish: aralık
  • Ukrainian: щілина
  • Vietnamese: khe hỡ
British English: crack /kræk/ NOUN
line A crack is a line on the surface of something when it is slightly damaged.
There was a crack in the plate.
  • American English: crack line
  • Arabic: شَقّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rachadura
  • Chinese: 裂缝
  • Croatian: napuklina
  • Czech: prasklina
  • Danish: revne
  • Dutch: barst drug
  • European Spanish: grieta
  • Finnish: crack
  • French: fêlure
  • German: Crack
  • Greek: ρήγμα
  • Italian: crepa
  • Japanese: 割れ目 cocaine
  • Korean: 강력 코카인
  • Norwegian: crack
  • Polish: crack
  • European Portuguese: craque
  • Romanian: crăpătură
  • Russian: трещина
  • Latin American Spanish: grieta
  • Swedish: crack
  • Thai: รอยร้าว
  • Turkish: çatlak kokain
  • Ukrainian: тріщина
  • Vietnamese: vết nứt
British English: crack /kræk/ VERB
If something cracks or if you crack it, it becomes damaged, and lines appear on the surface where it has broken.
The window cracked.
  • American English: crack
  • Arabic: يَتَصَدَّعُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: quebrar
  • Chinese: 破裂
  • Croatian: napuknuti
  • Czech: prasknout
  • Danish: revne
  • Dutch: barsten
  • European Spanish: rajar
  • Finnish: murtua
  • French: fendre
  • German: zerspringen Schüssel
  • Greek: ραγίζω
  • Italian: spaccarsi
  • Japanese: 割れる
  • Korean: 금이 가다
  • Norwegian: sprekke
  • Polish: pęknąć
  • European Portuguese: quebrar
  • Romanian: a crăpa
  • Russian: треснуть
  • Latin American Spanish: agrietar
  • Swedish: spricka
  • Thai: แตกร้าว
  • Turkish: çatlamak
  • Ukrainian: тріскатися
  • Vietnamese: làm rạn nứt
British English: crack ADJECTIVE
A crack soldier or sportsman is highly trained and very skilful.
...a crack undercover police officer.
  • American English: crack
  • Brazilian Portuguese: de primeira classe
  • Chinese: 训练有素的
  • European Spanish: de primera
  • French: d'éliteN
  • German: erstklassig
  • Italian: di altissimo livello
  • Japanese: 一流の
  • Korean: 능숙한
  • European Portuguese: de primeira classe
  • Latin American Spanish: crack

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Definition of crack from the Collins English Dictionary
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