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crack:

see cocainecocaine
, alkaloid drug derived from the leaves of the coca shrub. A commonly abused illegal drug, cocaine has limited medical uses, most often in surgical applications that take advantage of the fact that, in addition to its anesthetic effect, it constricts small arteries,
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What does it mean when you dream about cracks?

Can represent a flaw or weakness. A crack in a dream could be drawing on the meaning of an idiom, such as “papering over the cracks,” “cracking up,” or “falling through the cracks.”

crack

[krak]
(chemistry)
To break a compound into simpler molecules.
(engineering)
To open something slightly, for instance, a valve.
(science and technology)
A fissure.

crack

A building defect consisting of complete or incomplete separation within a single element or between contiguous elements of constructions.

crack

1. a break or fracture without complete separation of the two parts
2. a physical or mental defect; flaw
3. a broken or cracked tone of voice, as a boy's during puberty
4. Slang a processed form of cocaine hydrochloride used as a stimulant. It is highly addictive
5. Obsolete slang a burglar or burglary

crack

To break into. See cracker.
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My suggestion is that the Executive Secretary should crack the whip in behalf of the President and bang heads,' the senator said during the weekly Kapihan sa Manila Bay forum in Malate, Manila.
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SURIGAO CITY -- The mining sector and pro-environment advocates in the Caraga region are supporting the move by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to crack the whip on irresponsible miners.
"But he needs to play with a bit more consistency, he needs to crack the whip and manage the team."
"Over a period of time they proved they were not good enough, I had to crack the whip if we were going to retain our Conference status.
Serbai said Uhuru might be aware of the ill motives against his DP but is failing to crack the whip on the group, yet he has repeatedly told CSs to keep off politics and focus on their mandates.
Oh how he must wish he were Putin, free to crack the whip and pocket lots of change.