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crib sheet

1. A piece of paper or other document containing information about or the solutions to questions of a test or exam, which may be used for cheating, studying, or by someone grading said exam. Jim was caught using a crib sheet during his test and failed the course as a result. My friend gave me a great crib sheet to use while studying for my final exam.
2. Any document on which complex or difficult information is summarized so as to allow for easy reference and/or understanding. I made a crib sheet of everyday Japanese phrases so I would know how to say at least a few things while in Tokyo next week!
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crib note

1. Information about or the solutions to questions of a test or exam written on a piece of paper or other document, which may be used for cheating, studying, or by someone grading said exam. Usually pluralized. Jim was caught using crib notes during his test and failed the course as a result. My friend gave me a great set of crib notes to use while studying for my final exam.
2. Complex or difficult information summarized on a document so as to allow for easy reference and/or understanding. Usually pluralized. I made some crib notes of everyday Japanese phrases so I would know how to say at least a few things while in Tokyo next week!
See also: crib, note

crack a crib

obsolete To burglarize, especially a home. Many of the men in this area, though displaying a most convincing friendly attitude to one's face, are all too eager for the chance to crack a crib or two in the dark of the night.
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crib (something) from (someone)

To copy something from someone; to plagiarize. I only got 100 on that test because I cribbed the answers from my neighbor—I hope no one finds out!
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crib something from someone or something

to cheat by copying something from someone or something. It appears that you cribbed this directly from the person sitting next to you.
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crack a crib

break into a house. British informal
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crib

1. n. a location where thieves gather to plot; a dwelling for thieves, prostitutes, etc. (Underworld.) The police busted a crib over on Fourth Street.
2. n. a dwelling; home. My good threads are all back at my crib.
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The cribs are manufactured in Lebanon by a second-generation Armenian artisan, the organic cotton sheets are manufactured in the UK and Portugal, and the coconut-fibre mattresses are manufactured in the UK.
The commission also wants to know the specific characteristics that make a bumper "breathable;" and to what extent, if any, these types of crib bumpers address the risk of suffocation.
nDrop-side cribs are not considered safe and no longer legally sold or manufactured as of 2011.
Urging parents not to purchase crib bumpers while allowing them to remain on the market is confusing, and inappropriately places the burden of safety on parents while needlessly exposing infants to risk of death," said AAP President Benard Dreyer, MD, FAAP.
We thought it would be lovely to have a crib in her memory as children seem to enjoy it so much.
A total of more than 50,000 cribs were involved in the recalls.
Jose Alukka, Chairman and managing Director of Jose Alukkas Jewellery showroom said: "The whole purpose of the golden crib is to be a part of the ongoing Christmas celebrations and also to wish people a happy and prosperous Christmas ahead.
Scott Wolfson says there have been complaints and recalls involving mesh-sided portable cribs similar to the one used on Vinalhaven.
The smallest crib on display is just one quarter of an inch high, crafted from metal in the Rome.
SYMBOLS: Maureen Toolan with a crib from Iraq at Christ The King and Our Lady Church's Crib Festival.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), AAP, and NICHD responded to these statistics by recommending that all infants younger than 12 months be put to sleep in a crib with no soft bedding on top of or under the baby (CPSC, 1999).
The company determined that the first step in consolidating its interior workflow would be to centralize equipment and tools and build a strategically-located tool crib.
When Laura Forbes Carlin was pregnant, she bought a crib mattress covered in vinyl.
New this year in Minnesota is a requirement that day care centers perform safety checks and maintain documentation of the make and model for every crib used by children in their care.
Cribbing is when you're a little kid and you're in your crib and you bite the wood because you're teething.