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English definition of “crater”

crater

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkreɪtər/
VOLCANO the round, open part at the top of a volcanoEarthquakes and volcanic eruptionsCaves, cracks and crevices
HOLE a big hole in the ground: The explosion left a crater in the road.Caves, cracks and crevices
(Definition of crater from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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