5 letter words starting with cra

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Definition of crack

crack (noun)

  1. A thin and usually jagged space opened in a previously solid material.
  2. A narrow opening.
  3. A sharply humorous comment; a wisecrack.
  4. Crack cocaine, a potent, relatively cheap, addictive variety of cocaine; often a rock, usually smoked through a crack-pipe.
  5. The sharp sound made when solid material breaks.
  6. Any sharp sound.
  7. A sharp, resounding blow.
  8. An attempt at something.
  9. Vagina.
  10. The space between the buttocks.
  11. Conviviality; fun; good conversation, chat, gossip, or humorous storytelling; good company.
  12. Business; events; news.
  13. A program or procedure designed to circumvent restrictions or usage limits on software.
  14. (elsewhere throughout the North of the UK) a meaningful chat.
  15. Extremely silly, absurd or off-the-wall ideas or prose.
  16. The tone of voice when changed at puberty.
  17. A mental flaw; a touch of craziness; partial insanity.
  18. A crazy or crack-brained person.
  19. A boast; boasting.
  20. Breach of chastity.
  21. A boy, generally a pert, lively boy.
  22. A brief time; an instant; a jiffy.

crack (verb)

  1. To form cracks.
  2. To break apart under pressure.
  3. To become debilitated by psychological pressure.
  4. To break down or yield, especially under interrogation or torture.
  5. To make a cracking sound.
  6. (of a voice) To change rapidly in register.
  7. (of a pubescent boy's voice) To alternate between high and low register in the process of eventually lowering.
  8. To make a sharply humorous comment.
  9. To make a crack or cracks in.
  10. To break open or crush to small pieces by impact or stress.
  11. To strike forcefully.
  12. To open slightly.
  13. To cause to yield under interrogation or other pressure. (Figurative)
  14. To solve a difficult problem. (Figurative, from cracking a nut.)
  15. To overcome a security system or a component.
  16. To cause to make a sharp sound.
  17. To tell (a joke).
  18. To break down (a complex molecule), especially with the application of heat: to pyrolyse.
  19. To circumvent software restrictions such as regional coding or time limits.
  20. To open a canned beverage, or any packaged drink or food.
  21. To brag, boast.
  22. To be ruined or impaired; to fail.

crack (adjective)

  1. Highly trained and competent.
  2. Excellent, first-rate, superior, top-notch.

Definition of crane

crane (noun)

  1. Any bird of the family Gruidae, large birds with long legs and a long neck which is extended during flight.
  2. Ardea herodias, the great blue heron.
  3. A mechanical lifting machine or device, often used for lifting heavy loads for industrial or construction purposes.
  4. An iron arm with horizontal motion, attached to the side or back of a fireplace for supporting kettles etc. over the fire.
  5. A siphon, or bent pipe, for drawing liquors out of a cask.
  6. A forked post or projecting bracket to support spars, etc.; generally used in pairs.

crane (verb)

  1. To extend (one's neck).
  2. To raise or lower with, or as if with, a crane.
  3. To pull up before a jump.

crane (noun)

  1. The cranium.

Definition of crank

crank (noun)

  1. A bent piece of an axle or shaft, or an attached arm perpendicular, or nearly so, to the end of a shaft or wheel, used to impart a rotation to a wheel or other mechanical device; also used to change circular into reciprocating motion, or reciprocating into circular motion.
  2. The act of converting power into motion, by turning a crankshaft.
  3. Any bend, turn, or winding, as of a passage.
  4. An ill-tempered or nasty person.
  5. A twist or turn of the mind; caprice; whim;
  6. A fit of temper or passion.
  7. (dated in US) A person who is considered strange or odd by others. They may behave in unconventional ways.
  8. (1800s) A baseball fan.
  9. An advocate of a pseudoscience movement.
  10. A twist or turn in speech; word play consisting in a change of the form or meaning of a word.
  11. A sick person; an invalid.
  12. A penis.

crank (verb)

  1. To turn by means of a crank.
  2. To turn a crank.
  3. (of a crank or similar) To turn.
  4. To cause to spin via other means, as though turned by a crank.
  5. To act in a cranky manner; to behave unreasonably and irritably, especially through complaining.
  6. To be running at a high level of output or effort.
  7. To run with a winding course; to double; to crook; to wind and turn.

crank (adjective)

  1. Strange, weird, odd.
  2. Sick; unwell
  3. (of a ship) Liable to capsize because of poorly stowed cargo or insufficient ballast.
  4. Full of spirit; brisk; lively; sprightly; overconfident; opinionated.

crank (noun)

  1. A highly addictive phenethylamine stimulant drug, similar to cocaine. Its systematic (IUPAC) name is (S)-N-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-amine.

Definition of crape

crape (noun)

  1. Mourning garments, especially an armband or hatband.

crape (verb)

  1. To form into ringlets; to curl or crimp.
  2. To clothe in crape.

crape (noun)

  1. A flat round pancake-like pastry from Lower Brittany, made with wheat.
  2. A soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface.
  3. Crepe paper; thin, crinkled tissue paper.
  4. Rubber in sheets, used especially for shoe soles.
  5. A death notice printed on white card with a background of black crepe paper or cloth, placed on the door of a residence or business.

Definition of craze

craze (noun)

  1. Craziness; insanity.
  2. A strong habitual desire or fancy.
  3. A temporary passion or infatuation, as for some new amusement, pursuit, or fashion; a fad
  4. A crack in the glaze or enamel caused by exposure of the pottery to great or irregular heat.

craze (verb)

  1. To weaken; to impair; to render decrepit.
  2. To derange the intellect of; to render insane.
  3. To be crazed, or to act or appear as one that is crazed; to rave; to become insane.
  4. To break into pieces; to crush; to grind to powder. See crase.
  5. To crack, as the glazing of porcelain or pottery.