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There is always something funny going on between scenes with Adam Sandler. He's always cracking jokes and yelling at people for no reason. It's pretty funny. He'll joke around during scenes, too. When he guest-starred on 'Jessie,' there was nothing in the script that he said first take.
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Meaning of "cracking" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRACKING

cracking  [ˈkrækɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRACKING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cracking can act as a noun, an adjective and an adverb.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES CRACKING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cracking

Cracking may refer to: ▪ Cracking, the formation of a fracture or partial fracture in a solid material ▪ Performing a sternotomy ▪ Fluid catalytic cracking, a catalytic process widely used in oil refineries for cracking large hydrocarbon molecules into smaller molecules ▪ Cracking, the decomposition of complex organic molecules into smaller ones ▪ Cracking joints, the practice of manipulating one's bone joints to make a sharp sound ▪ Cracking codes, see cryptanalysis ▪ Whip cracking ▪ Safe cracking In computing: ▪ Password cracking, the process of discovering the plaintext of an encrypted computer password ▪ Cracking, the defeating of security devices in computer networks ▪ Software cracking, the defeating of software copy protection...

Definition of cracking in the English dictionary

The definition of cracking in the dictionary is fast; vigorous. Other definition of cracking is first-class; excellent.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRACKING


attacking
əˈtækɪŋ
backing
ˈbækɪŋ
backpacking
ˈbækpækɪŋ
backtracking
ˈbæktrækɪŋ
barebacking
ˈbeəbækɪŋ
fast-tracking
ˈfɑːstˌtrækɪŋ
fracking
ˈfrækɪŋ
hacking
ˈhækɪŋ
hijacking
ˈhaɪdʒækɪŋ
meatpacking
ˈmiːtpækɪŋ
nerve-wracking
ˈnɜːvˌrækɪŋ
packing
ˈpækɪŋ
racking
ˈrækɪŋ
sacking
ˈsækɪŋ
safecracking
ˈseɪfˌkrækɪŋ
smacking
ˈsmækɪŋ
stacking
ˈstækɪŋ
tracking
ˈtrækɪŋ
unpacking
ʌnˈpækɪŋ
wisecracking
ˈwaɪzkrækɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRACKING

cracked
cracked heels
cracked wheat
cracker
Cracker State
cracker-barrel
crackerjack
crackers
cracket
crackhead
crackjaw
crackle
crackle china
crackleware
crackling
crackly
cracknel
cracknels
crackpot
cracksman

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRACKING

banking
blocking
checking
clicking
docking
fucking
kicking
knocking
lacking
licking
locking
mocking
overclocking
picking
rocking
shocking
stocking
sucking
trafficking
trucking
wrecking

Synonyms and antonyms of cracking in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CRACKING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «cracking» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of cracking

Translation of «cracking» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRACKING

Find out the translation of cracking to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cracking from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cracking» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

开裂
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

agrietamiento
570 millions of speakers

English

cracking
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खुर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تكسير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

трещин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

craqueamento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্রেকিং
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fissuration
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Retak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Spaltung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クラッキング
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

균열
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cracking
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nứt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விரிசல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रॅकिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çatlama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

screpolatura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pękanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тріщин
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cracare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ράγισμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

krake
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sprickbildning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sprengning
5 millions of speakers

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The term «cracking» is very widely used and occupies the 16.690 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cracking

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10 QUOTES WITH «CRACKING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cracking.
1
Joe Arpaio
This is the sheriff you're talking about, with a gun and badge that enforces the law. Nothing is going to stop me from cracking down on illegal immigration as long as the laws are there.
2
Max Beesley
Acting can be a difficult business. When I was younger, if my mates were doing better than me, I might be a little bit envious, but as I have got older, I love to see actors cracking on and succeeding. The same goes for writers.
3
Cameron Boyce
There is always something funny going on between scenes with Adam Sandler. He's always cracking jokes and yelling at people for no reason. It's pretty funny. He'll joke around during scenes, too. When he guest-starred on 'Jessie,' there was nothing in the script that he said first take.
4
Mel Carnahan
For the past seven years we have been cracking down on crime in Missouri, passing tougher laws for drug crimes and sex offenses and requiring prisoners to serve more time.
5
Helena Christensen
I'm a fun person. I like cracking jokes and being completely nerdy.
6
Rich Cohen
Writing a nonfiction story is like cracking a safe. It seems impossible at the beginning, but once you're in, you're in.
7
Chace Crawford
Really, I'm pretty laid-back, always cracking jokes.
8
Don DeLillo
There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.
9
Dhani Harrison
If you were the first person ever to design an application for the iPhone and you patented it, you would be very, very better off than we are right now, you know? But you've got to be the first one to do it. So I figured that Led Zeppelin or the Stones were going to do it unless we just got on to it. So I got cracking with the guys from Apple.
10
Martin Heinrich
Making improvements to our background check system and cracking down on illegal gun trafficking are common-sense ways to prevent violence without punishing law abiding gun owners. We owe it to the American people to take real action to reduce gun violence in our communities.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRACKING»

Discover the use of cracking in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cracking and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Fluid Catalytic Cracking Technology and Operations
This book provides a complete and in-depth view of FCC process, design and operating principles, and the current FCC technologies available to the refining industry.
Joseph W. Wilson, 1997
2
Cracking the CBEST, 2nd Edition
Reviews the reading, mathematics, and writing skills portions of the CBEST, and includes two practice tests.
Rick Sliter, 2002
3
Welding Steels Without Hydrogen Cracking
This edition has been produced to recognise both changes in steel formulation and the body of data which now exists regarding cracking sensitivity.
‎1993
4
Fluid Catalytic Cracking Handbook: An Expert Guide to the ...
This book gives those who need a quick reference, and gives those who are developing their skills and knowledge trusted information that will help them succeed with their projects.
Reza Sadeghbeigi, 2012
5
Fluid Catalytic Cracking: Science and Technology: Science ...
The primary focus of this book as a whole is on performance - performance of the catalyst, of its surface, of the FCC unit, of the feedstocks employed, of the analytical methods used to characterize the catalysts, and of environmentally ...
J.S. Magee, M.M. Mitchell, 1993
6
Environmental Stress Cracking of Plastics
Since this is responsible for 15% of all failures of plastics components, environmental stress cracking has long been the subject of intensive research.
D. C. Wright, 1996
7
Cracking the Communication Code: The Secret to Speaking Your ...
Now with the Cracking the Communication Code companion workbook, the message of this hardcover trade book can be studied and applied whether for a group or for individual couples.
Emerson Eggerichs, 2007
8
Cracking the AP Calculus AB & BC Exams, 2014 Edition
THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS.
Princeton Review, 2013
9
Cracking Your Church's Culture Code: Seven Keys to ...
This book is comprehensible and constructive as it reveals the seven important keys to creating a cohesive tone within your organization." —Bishop T. D. Jakes, The Potter's House of Dallas "Dr. Chand said, 'Culture—not vision or ...
Samuel R. Chand, 2010
10
Cracking the AP Chemistry: 2004-2005
Provides techniques for achieving high scores on the AP chemistry exam and includes full-length practice tests.
Paul Foglino, Princeton Review, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRACKING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cracking is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The US is cracking down on a $68 million Ponzi scheme aimed at …
chinese rich coach REUTERS/Aly SongConsumers line up as they wait to go inside a Coach shop in Shanghai January 25, 2015. «Business Insider, Jul 15»
2
Kroll finds cracking the ratings tripoly tougher than sleuthing
(Bloomberg Business) — Jules Kroll sensed opportunity. In the wake of the 2008 financial collapse, the reputations of the Big Three ... «Crain's Chicago Business, Jul 15»
3
GMCH at mercy of junior doctors, dean gets cracking
AURANGABAD: A visit to the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) to seek the opinion of a specialist may turn out to be a wild ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
4
Cracking a filming code on Lewis is an endeavour
It appeared that a scene was being shot for one of the city's famous detective series, believed to be Lewis rather than Endeavour, but ITV would ... «Oxford Mail, Jul 15»
5
Federal Gov Getting More Serious About Cracking Down on Worker …
Federal agencies with oversight over various industries are taking the problem of worker misclassification more seriously and are taking steps ... «TexasGOPVote, Jul 15»
6
Mayor's office cracking down on local litterbugs
Like recent mayoral campaigns against excessive noise and excessive signs in display windows, the new anti-litter effort is partly an appeal to ... «Danbury News Times, Jul 15»
7
Cracking Down on 'Johns' to Reduce Demand for Prostitution
TALLAHASSEE -- State lawmakers have increased the penalties for people soliciting prostitutes. A second offense now requires at least ten ... «WCTV, Jul 15»
8
Cracking the Code review
Before Massimo Damiani's first birthday, the baby lost the ability to crawl. He could no longer pull himself to his feet and would topple over even ... «Cosmos, Jul 15»
9
Charlie squad gets cracking on the job, nabs bike thief
AURANGABAD: Women officials from the Charlie squad chased suspects and managed to recover a two-wheeler that was stolen about four ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
10
CM: Govt to fund students cracking IIM, IIT entrance
BHOPAL: Now state government will pay fees of students securing admissions in IIT, IIM, AIIMS, NIT, NLIU and other national institutions, ... «Times of India, Jul 15»

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