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Dictionary definition for: Cracking

1. (n) a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip" "he heard the cracking of the ice" "he can hear the snap of a twig"

2. (s) very good; "he did a bully job" "a neat sports car" "had a great time at the party" "you look simply smashing"

3. (n) the act of cracking something

4. (n) the process whereby heavy molecules of naphtha or petroleum are broken down into hydrocarbons of lower molecular weight (especially in the oil-refining process)

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