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English adjective: cracking

1. cracking very good


SamplesHe did a bully job.
A neat sports car.
Had a great time at the party.
You look simply smashing.


Synonymsbang-up, bully, corking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, smashing, swell


Similargood


Domain usagecolloquialism


Antonymsbad


English noun: cracking

1. cracking (event) a sudden sharp noise


SamplesThe crack of a whip.
He heard the cracking of the ice.
He can hear the snap of a twig.


Synonymscrack, snap


Broader (hypernym)noise

2. cracking (act) the act of cracking something


Synonymscrack, fracture


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


Narrower (hyponym)hydrocracking









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