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

 cra·ter /ˈkretɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cra·ter /ˈkretɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cra·ter n.
 1. The basinlike opening or mouth of a volcano, through which the chief eruption comes; similarly, the mouth of a geyser, about which a cone of silica is often built up.
 2. Mil. The pit left by the explosion of a bomb, shell, or mine.
 3. Astron. A constellation of the southen hemisphere; -- called also the Cup.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a bowl-shaped opening at the top of a volcano [syn: volcanic
      2: a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra
         and Corvus
      3: a bowl-shaped depression formed by the impact of a meteorite
         or bomb