craz·ing /ˈkrezɪŋ/ 名詞
Craze v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crazed p. pr. & vb. n. Crazing.]
1. To break into pieces; to crush; to grind to powder. See Crase.
God, looking forth, will trouble all his host, And craze their chariot wheels. --Milton.
2. To weaken; to impair; to render decrepit. [Obs.]
Till length of years,
And sedentary numbness, craze my limbs. --Milton.
3. To derange the intellect of; to render insane.
Any man . . . that is crazed and out of his wits. --Tilloston.
Grief hath crazed my wits. --Shak.
Craz·ing p. pr. & vb. n. of Craze, v. Hence: n. Fine cracks resulting from shrinkage on the surface of glazed pottery, concrete, or other material. The admired crackle in some Oriental potteries and porcelains is crazing produced in a foreseen and regulated way. In common pottery it is often the result of exposure to undue heat, and the beginning of disintegration.