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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crack v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cracked p. pr. & vb. n. Cracking.]
 1. To break or burst, with or without entire separation of the parts; as, to crack glass; to crack nuts.
 2. To rend with grief or pain; to affect deeply with sorrow; hence, to disorder; to distract; to craze.
    O, madam, my old heart is cracked.   --Shak.
    He thought none poets till their brains were cracked.   --Roscommon.
 3. To cause to sound suddenly and sharply; to snap; as, to crack a whip.
 4. To utter smartly and sententiously; as, to crack a joke.
 5. To cry up; to extol; -- followed by up. [Low]
 To crack a bottle, to open the bottle and drink its contents.
 To crack a crib, to commit burglary. [Slang]
 To crack on, to put on; as, to crack on more sail, or more steam. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cracked a.
 1. Coarsely ground or broken; as, cracked wheat.
 2. Crack-brained. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure;
             "chapped lips" [syn: chapped, roughened]
      2: broken without being divided into parts but having fissures
         appear on the surface; "a cracked mirror"
      3: of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide
         [syn: alligatored]
      4: informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to
         drive my husband balmy" [syn: balmy, barmy, bats, batty,
          bonkers, buggy, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity,
          haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts,
          nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky]