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crack

(krăk),
1. A fissure.
2.

crack

(krak) an incomplete split, break, or fissure.

crack

Etymology: ME, craken
a street drug made by chemically converting cocaine hydrochloride to a form that can be smoked. Smoking crack is a faster, more direct way of getting cocaine molecules into the brain. Because larger amounts of the drug reach the brain more quickly, the effects are more intense than when cocaine, in the white-powder form, is injected, ingested, or inhaled. Also called crack cocaine, freebase.

crack

Substance abuse A 'free-base' form of cocaine which, when smoked in a pipe, produce a brief, very intense 'high'. See Bingeing, Cocaine, Crack 'smile. ', Free base cocaine.

crack

(krak)
1. A fissure.

crack

A highly purified form of COCAINE which produces an intense reaction of rapid onset. Crack is inherently more dangerous than less concentrated forms and deaths have resulted from its use.

crack

(krak)
A fissure.

crack

a discontinuity in a hard, brittle surface such as horn, hoof.

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Patient discussion about crack

Q. what causes the sound of cracking noises in the head all the time it was said i had acute sinusitis but honestly i think it is more . I don't know why i have cracking noises in my head . I am very concerned about this also my neck is always stiff feeling and aching all the time. . My eyes are very tired and i see blue spots and they hurt behind the eye very badly . I have headaches very often

A. wow...that really sounds serious...i have chronic sinusitis and i can tell you i had horrible headaches but nothing like you describe now. i would strongly consider going to a hospital and checking it out...
tell us what was the result!

Q. anyone knows how to stop hard skin on the feet from becoming cracked??? during summer my feet got lots of hard skin and in the heel area the skin actually got cracked kinda deep. it hurts now and the cracks are starting to get infected I guess... do u guys know how to solve this?? I know there are some creams for that but I thought maybe now it's too late for that and I need something stronger?

A. There are good creams for moisterizing the skin of your feet on a daily basis, however now that you feel they might be infected you should see a dermatologist for some better treatment.

Q. Im only 17 I have horrble lower back pains. Im constitly rubbing,stretching, or cracking my back. the pain is either a throbbing pain or an ache or sting.I feel it worse when I put my chest out my shoulders back. my back feels like its out of place.

A. Lower back pain is so very common... I have had it for years, and just recently what I found to be very helpful is walking. Even a 30-45 minute walk and then some streching is good. I have hardly had any pain since I started exercising and it feels really good. Swimming is also known to help.

More discussions about crack
References in classic literature ?
Oh, yes," said Dorothy, now observing for the first time the crack in the rock.
It was full of cracks from top to bottom; and out of the openings magpies and rooks were flying; and the great bull-dogs, each of which looked as if he could swallow a man, jumped up, but they did not bark, for that was forbidden.
When the cracks progress far enough into the steel, the stresses of molding are enough to continue the propagation or "movement" of the crack to the outer areas of the mold.
They showed a video to the conference with interviews of users describing the prevalence of crack dealers in the town and how they lost everything through their destructive compulsion.
The model to be proposed is based on the previous modelling of vertical (Chertkov and Ravina 1998) and horizontal (Chertkov and Ravina 1999a, 1999b) shrinkage crack networks in swelling soils.
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At the same time, hysteresis and the hysteresis-bearing polymers were found to have a positive influence on fatigue crack growth.
The letter cautioned against relying on "people who lack any scientific experience or expertise" for information about methamphetamine's effects, as when The New York Times, in a February 2004 article, quoted a police captain who declared that "meth makes crack look like child's play.
I met him online, we talked, and now he on The Crack Mixtape.
The most common one you'll hear is the straightforward pop, which often happens when your knees crack during the first grand plie of the day.
During the shaft's rotation, the crack opens and closes, depending on the rotor deflection.
If there's a feature that looks like it might be a crack or if the grader hears the indicative sound of a cracked egg, they'll press and/or squeeze the egg to help confirm the presence of a crack," Jones explains.