crack root

crack root

(security, jargon)
To defeat the security system of a Unix machine and gain root privileges thereby.

See cracker.
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The initial stress concentration factor is expected to increases abruptly with combination of bending-torsion & localized stress near crack root tip at surface A as shown in figure3.
Considering that singular solutions take into account only the first member of a row their validity is limited to only very surrounding of the crack root (Balas & Szabo, 1994).
According to equation (1) and Figure 3, it can be seen that, for a single crack, it could continue to extend if the growth rate of crack tips was greater than the transection rate of crack roots due to the surface material wear when the wheel passed through.