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

 craze /ˈkrez/
 狂熱,大流行(vt.)(vi.)(使)發狂,(使)開裂

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

 craze /ˈkrez/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Craze, v. i.
 1. To be crazed, or to act or appear as one that is crazed; to rave; to become insane.
    She would weep and he would craze.   --Keats.
 2. To crack, as the glazing of porcelain or pottery.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Craze, n.
 1. Craziness; insanity.
 2. A strong habitual desire or fancy; a crotchet.
    It was quite a craze with him [Burns] to have his Jean dressed genteelly.   --Prof. Wilson.
 3. A temporary passion or infatuation, as for same new amusement, pursuit, or fashion; a fad; as, the bric-a-brac craze; the æsthetic craze.
    Various crazes concerning health and disease.   --W. Pater.
 4. Ceramics A crack in the glaze or enamel such as is caused by exposure of the pottery to great or irregular heat.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 craze
      n 1: an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always
           follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that
           season" [syn: fad, furor, furore, cult, rage]
      2: state of violent mental agitation [syn: delirium, frenzy,
          fury, hysteria]
      3: a fine crack in a glaze or other surface
      v 1: cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind [syn: madden]
      2: develop a fine network of cracks; "Crazed ceramics"