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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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A crib lasts more than three-and-a-half years and is a modern heirloom with a semiprecious feature, so we priced the product as fairly as possible while offering something safe, beautiful and long-lasting," she said.
CPSC notes that data regarding safety risks and benefits associated with various types of crib bumpers would be particularly helpful at this stage of its review and would also like to review the empirical basis of those data.
nKeep the crib clear of blankets, bumpers, pillows, stuffed toys, positioning devices and other hazards.
Read the complete Best Crib Mattress report and find detailed mattress reviews and ratings for each and every mattress on the list.
Cribs without a drop-side and cribs with metal rod drop-side hardware have no risk.
told Maine State Police that they placed the netting over the crib Friday night when they put the child to sleep to keep the child from climbing out.
These cribs are made by the people themselves, from different materials such as thermocol, paper, wood and clay.
These tool cribs are said to be particularly effective when combined with the company's heavy duty CNC tool storage cabinets and machine tool cabinets, which form the core of the what is said to be the most complete storage system for the modern machining center.
The cribs exhibition runs from Friday to Wednesday December 10 in the Emmanuel Church, Windsor Road, Saltburn.
Some of the cribs are up to 5ft tall, while the floral decoration is reminiscent of traditional flower festivals and music is being provided by local schools and youth groups.
The Cribs for Kids campaign, created in 1998 by a nonprofit voluntary health organization, S.
The law also prohibits the sale of unsafe cribs by a commercial user, and lodging establishments are prohibited from providing unsafe cribs to guests.
PJ uses bold shapes, colors and vertical ribbons on white lacquer backdrops on its cribs, dressers and headboards.
A recent addition to McEntire's "do" list involves moving cribs into parents' rooms.
That is the philosophy behind Cribs for Kids, a program member William S.