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English definition of “crack”

crack

noun
 
 
/kræk/
LINE [C] a line on the surface of something that is damaged: Several cups had cracks in them.Tearing and breaking into pieces
NARROW SPACE [C] a narrow space between two parts of something or between two things: I could see sunlight through a crack in the curtains.Holes, hollows and dipsCaves, cracks and crevices
DRUG [U] an illegal drug that is very harmfulSpecific types of drugDrugs - general wordsSpecific medicines and drugs
NOISE [C] a sudden, short noise: a crack of thunder Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
JOKE [C] informal an unkind joke or remark: He was always making cracks about my weight.Humour and humorous
have/take a crack at sth informal to try to do something: I've never put up shelves before, but I'll have a crack at it.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of crack noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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