English adjective: cracking
|1.||cracking very good|
|Samples||He did a bully job.|
A neat sports car.
Had a great time at the party.
You look simply smashing.
|Synonyms||bang-up, bully, corking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, smashing, swell|
English noun: cracking
|1.||cracking (event) a sudden sharp noise|
|Samples||The crack of a whip.|
He heard the cracking of the ice.
He can hear the snap of a twig.
|2.||cracking (act) the act of cracking something|
|Broader (hypernym)||break, breakage, breaking|
|3.||cracking (process) the process whereby heavy molecules of naphtha or petroleum are broken down into hydrocarbons of lower molecular weight (especially in the oil-refining process)|
|Broader (hypernym)||chemical action, chemical change, chemical process|