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crack

verb /krӕk/
to (cause to) break partly without falling to pieces
krachen
The window cracked down the middle.
to break (open)
zerbrechen
He cracked the peanuts between his finger and thumb.
to make a sudden sharp sound of breaking
knacken
The twig cracked as I stepped on it.
to make (a joke)
(Witze) reißen
He’s always cracking jokes.
to open (a safe) by illegal means.
knacken
to solve (a code).
knacken
to give in to torture or similar pressures
zusammenbrechen
The spy finally cracked under their questioning and told them everything he knew.
cracked adjective damaged by cracks
gesprungen
a cracked cup.
crazy
übergeschnappt
She must be cracked!
crackdown noun
das Durchgreifen (besondere Maßnahmen ergreifen um etwas zu verhindern)
cracker noun a thin crisp biscuit.
der Cracker
a small exploding firework
der Knallfrosch
fire crackers.
a decorated paper tube, containing paper hats etc, which gives a loud crack when pulled apart.
das Knallbonbon
crackers adjective crazy
übergeschnappt
You must be crackers to believe that!
crack a book ( crack a book) (slang) to open a book in order to read or study
büffeln
He always gets high marks in his exams although he hardly cracks a textbook.
crack down (on) to act firmly against
das Durchgreifen
The police have cracked down on drug dealers to crack down on illegal immigration.
get cracking to get moving quickly.
loslegen
have a crack (at) to have a try at.
in Angriff nehmen
(Definition of crack from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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