Translation of "crack" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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crackverb

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crack verb (BREAK)

B2 [ T or I ] to break something so that it does not separate, but very thin lines appear on its surface, or to become broken in this way

(使)破裂;(使)裂开;(使)产生裂纹
A stone hit the window and cracked the glass. 石块击中窗户,打裂了玻璃。
I cracked my tooth as I fell. 我摔倒时把牙齿磕了一道裂缝。
The walls cracked and the roof collapsed in the earthquake. 地震中墙壁开裂,屋顶坍塌。

[ I ] informal to become mentally and physically weak

身心疲惫;神经崩溃
Stress and overwork are causing teachers to crack (up). 压力和过度劳累使老师们身心疲惫。

[ I ] informal to fail as a result of problems

出现隔阂,出现问题;失败
Their relationship began to crack (up) after their child died. 孩子夭折后,他们的关系开始出现问题。

[ I ] If someone cracks, that person begins to feel weak and agrees that they have been defeated.

支持不住;崩溃,垮掉
He cracked during questioning and told us where to find the stolen goods. 他经受不住盘问,向我们供出了赃物藏匿处。

More examples

  • The new paint is already starting to crack and peel.
  • All that jolting has cracked the eggs.
  • He fell over and cracked his forehead open on the stone.
  • The car actually cracked the concrete where he drove into it.

crack verb (GET INTO)

[ T ] to break something open, especially in order to reach or use what is inside

(尤指为得到或使用某物内部的东西而)使破裂,打开,砸开
Crack three eggs into a bowl and mix them together. 往碗里打3个蛋,并搅拌均匀。
He cracked (open) the nuts with his hands. 他用手将坚果捏开。

[ T ] also crack into sth to get into someone else's computer system without permission and get information or do something illegal

非法侵入(计算机系统)

[ T ] informal to copy computer programs or recorded material illegally

非法复制(计算机程序或资料)

crack verb (FIND ANSWER)

[ T ] to find a solution to a problem

解决(问题);破译
They cracked the code and read the secret message. 他们破译了密码,读取了密电。
UK I've been trying to solve this problem all week, but I still haven't cracked it. 整个星期我一直在试图解决这个问题,但还是不得要领。

crack verb (HIT)

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to hit something or someone

碰,撞,击
I cracked my head on/against the door. 我的头撞在门上。
They cracked him over the head with a baseball bat. 他们用棒球棒敲打他的脑袋。

crack verb (MAKE SOUND)

[ I or T ] to make a sudden, short noise, or to cause something to make this noise

(使)噼啪作响;(使)发出爆裂声
The whip cracked over the horses' heads. 鞭子在马头上方噼啪抽响。
He's always cracking his knuckles (= pulling the joints of his fingers to make a noise). 他总是把自己的手指关节弄得噼啪作响。

[ I ] If a voice cracks, its sound changes because the person is upset.

(嗓音)变嘶哑
Her voice cracked with emotion as she told the story. 讲起这件事时她激动得嗓音都嘶哑了。

crack verb (MAKE JOKE)

C1 [ T ] to make a joke or funny remark

说俏皮话;开玩笑;说笑话
He's always cracking jokes. 他总爱说笑话。

cracknoun

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crack noun (NARROW SPACE)

C2 [ C ] a very narrow space between parts of something

裂缝,缝隙;裂口
Cracks had appeared in the dry ground. 干涸的土地上出现了裂缝。
We peered through the crack in the floorboards. 我们透过地板块之间的缝隙使劲看。
figurative Cracks began to show in his façade of self-confidence. 他自信的外表下开始露出破绽。
(just) a crack

so that there is a very small space

(只有)一条缝
She opened the door just a crack to listen to the conversation. 她只把门打开一条缝听人谈话。

More examples

  • I was dusting the mantelpiece when I noticed a crack.
  • A huge crack went from the top to the bottom of the wall.
  • There's a large crack where the ceiling meets the wall.
  • There were several cracks in the glass.
  • Large cracks began to develop in the wall.

crack noun (SOUND)

[ C ] a sudden loud sound

爆裂声;噼啪声
the crack of a rifle/whip/breaking branch 步枪/鞭子/树枝断裂的噼啪声

crack noun (ATTEMPT)

[ C usually singular ] informal an attempt

努力;尝试
It was her first crack at beating the record. 这是她第一次尝试破纪录。
It's not something I've done before, but I'll have/ (US take) a crack at it. 这事我从未做过,但我会试一试。

crack noun (DRUG)

[ U ] also crack cocaine slang a powerful form of the drug cocaine

强效纯可卡因
Several kilos of crack were found in her luggage. 在她的行李中发现了好几公斤强效纯可卡因。
a crack addict 吸强效纯可卡因成瘾的人

crack noun (ENJOYABLE TIME)

[ U ] →  craic

(尤指)令人快乐的交谈

crack noun (IN COMPUTER SYSTEM)

[ C ] informal a method of getting into someone else's computer system

非法侵入(计算机系统)的方法
Find cracks for your shareware programs. 为你的共享程序找到非法进入的方法。

crack noun (JOKE)

[ C ] a wisecrack

(尤指用来批评的)妙语,俏皮话

crackadjective [ before noun ]

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excellent, or of the highest quality

优秀的;顶呱呱的;第一流的
a crack regiment 王牌军团
crack troops 精锐部队

(Translation of “crack” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)