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crack

1. n. the gap between the buttocks. You wanna get kicked in the crack?
2. n. the gap between the lips of the vulva. (see also crack-rack.) He screamed something rude about her crack and slapped her.
3. n. women considered as the object of copulation and male sexual release. (Usually with some. Rude and derogatory.) Jed said he had to have some crack soon or he would die.
4. n. a joke; a smart-aleck remark. Another crack like that and your nose will be so reshaped.
5. n. a try (that may or may not succeed). Have another crack at it.
6. n. a unit of something (for a particular price); a use (of something). You would think twice, too, if you remembered that it’s seven dollars a crack.
7. n. crystalline, smokable cocaine. (Drugs.) This crack seems to have become the drug of choice for punks of all ages.
8. in. to break down and talk under pressure. (Underworld.) They kept at her till she finally cracked and talked.
9. mod. [of a person] excellent; top-flight. The dealer’s crack salesman was no help at all.
10. tv. to break into something. (Underworld.) We almost cracked the safe before the alarm went off.
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This chemical reaction, together with the stresses of molding, then produces fine cracks in the steel's matrix.
A massive anti-drugs campaign and a strategy targeting dealers, while helping users to kick their habit, will help combat Teesside's crack cocaine menace.
is defined as the potential relative subsidence at depth z of a vertical profile containing a vertical crack of depth h.
Summaries of the literature noted that various social factors contributed to the rise in grandparent-headed households including teenage pregnancy, divorce, persistent poverty, youth unemployment, HIV/AIDS and other illnesses, a six-fold increase in women's incarceration 1980-1995, and especially the crack epidemic (Anderson, 1999; Burton, Dilworth-Anderson, & Merriwether-deVries, 1995; Fuller-Thomson & Minkler, 2000).
Crack initiation was not noticed for the compounds F2, F4, F6 and F8 until 200, 520, 520 and 280 kilocycles, respectively.
The local flexibility due to the crack per unit width is, by definition [6]
They designed and built a device that helps find those hard-to-see cracks.
The stress intensity factor K is a function of a geometry factor Y (10), the applied stress, [omega], and the crack length [alpha] (total crack length is 2a):
Two radiologists interpreted the ultrasound images, looking for sonographic evidence that would correlate with the audible cracks, which occurred in 62 of the 400 joints imaged.
These cracks usually appear around openings and there is usually a sympathetic corresponding crack on the internal face of the wall.
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The paper sets out numerically obtained J-integral values presented as measure of crack driving force versus crack growth size ([DELTA]a) for three initial measures of a specimen crack size, being a/W= 0.