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crack

1. verb, informal To manage to open or break into (something). He's the best thief in the Pacific Northwest. There's no safe in the world that he can't crack!
2. verb, informal To open (something) for use or consumption. Let's crack another bottle of champagne—it's a celebration, after all! I had just sat down and cracked my new book, when my kids came in and interrupted me.
3. verb, informal To tell (something) impulsively, especially a joke. We sat around cracking jokes until the early hours of the morning. I can't believe a politician would crack a fart joke during a televised debate!
4. noun, slang The fissure between the buttocks. Dude, pull up your pants—your crack is showing!
5. noun, informal A witty, snide, or sarcastic remark. If you keep making cracks like that during class, I'll send you straight to the principal's office! I couldn't help but laugh at the crack she made about the boss's idea.
6. noun, slang Short for "crack cocaine," a highly addictive freebase form of cocaine that is usually smoked in large crystals. Tom used to be a great student, but he got hooked on crack during college.
7. noun, slang Great fun or entertainment, especially in a social setting. A variant spelling of "craic." Primarily heard in Ireland. That was one wild night. We all had the crack. With so many comedians gathered together at the party, well, the crack was mighty, I tell you.
8. noun, slang News or details about someone or something. A variant spelling of "craic." Usually used in questions. Primarily heard in Ireland. Anyone know what the crack is with the meeting tonight? Is it still happening, or what? What's the crack with your sister? Is she still over in Australia? Hey, Tony, what's the crack? Long time no see!

cracked

slang Crazy; insane. A: "With this scheme, I'm going to be rich!" B: "You're cracked, dude. This will never work!" I don't know what the guy's problem was, but he was definitely cracked.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

cracked

Fig. solved; understood. (*Typically: get something~; have something ~.) I've got the mystery cracked! After I get it cracked, the rest'll be easy.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cracked

mod. crazy. You’re cracked if you think I’ll agree to that.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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It is concluded that the material properties and the thermal resistance in the heat conduction through the crack region are of much importance and should be considered in analyzing the thermoelastic problem of a cracked material with a thermal loading.
When the oblique crack has different angles and relative depths, the geometric correction factors are calculated for a unilateral oblique cracked beam subjected to a pure bending moment, and the finite element method (FEM) analysis software ABAQUS is used to calculate these factors.
Example of single edge cracked circular plate is chosen since it is similar in geometry and load to cracked safety valve disc later investigated in this paper.
The fundamental theory of concrete design assumes the concrete is cracked, and a cracked concrete section is not weaker than an uncracked concrete section.
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The imaging system then takes an image before and while the crack is opening to determine if the shell is indeed cracked. The imaging system uses a relatively simple high-resolution monochromatic CCD camera.
As explained in [9], after having evaluated matrix [C.sub.c], the total flexibility matrix for the cracked section is given as
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This was still not totally secure as the public key could be used to crack the private key by going through all the possible combinations (in the same way that a safe is cracked).
External brickwork may need to be repointed and, sometimes, cracked bricks will have to be replaced.
Japan Atomic Power said it will continue inspections of the cracked surface of the pipe and cut off the damaged joint still connected to a heat exchanger by the weekend at the earliest.
Toni commented that the pipes were of poor quality and usually cracked from the intense heat needed for smoking crack; she believed the storekeepers sold these poor quality pipes intentionally to get repeat buyers.