"cracked" in the verb sense
1. crack, check, break
become fractured break or crack on the surface only
"The glass cracked when it was heated"
make a very sharp explosive sound
"His gun cracked"
3. snap, crack
make a sharp sound
"his fingers snapped"
hit forcefully deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise
"The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"
5. break through, crack
pass through (a barrier
"Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county"
break partially but keep its integrity
"The glass cracked"
7. snap, crack
break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
"The pipe snapped"
gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions
"she cracked my password"
"crack a safe"
9. crack up, crack, crock up, break up, collapse
suffer a nervous breakdown
"crack a joke"
cause to become cracked
"heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"
reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking
break into simpler molecules by means of heat
"The petroleum cracked"
"cracked" in the adjective sense
1. chapped, cracked, roughened
used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure
2. alligatored, cracked
of paint or varnish having the appearance of alligator hide
3. balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky
informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
"it used to drive my husband balmy"
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