Last modified on 15 December 2014, at 23:54

cracking

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NounEdit

cracking (plural crackings)

  1. (chemistry) The thermal decomposition of a substance, especially that of crude petroleum in order to produce petrol / gasoline.
  2. The formation of cracks on a surface

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AdjectiveEdit

cracking (not comparable)

  1. Great
    The race started at a cracking pace.
  2. Enjoyable.
    We had a cracking time.

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AdverbEdit

cracking (not comparable)

  1. (UK) Very, usually associated with praise.
    It was a cracking good show.

VerbEdit

cracking

  1. Present participle of crack.

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