cracking

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Noun[edit]

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.
  3. The production of a crack sound.
    the crackings of whips

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Adjective[edit]

cracking

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

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Adverb[edit]

cracking ‎(not comparable)

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

Verb[edit]

cracking

  1. present participle of crack

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