Definición de cracker en inglés:

cracker

Saltos de línea: crack¦er
Pronunciación: /ˈkrakə
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A person or thing that cracks.
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    • Any right minded code cracker would know what he just told me.
    • The remaining states, like Minnesota, provide lots of fun for the determined code cracker.
    • It was six feet tall and held a rocket launcher in one claw and a giant stainless steel shell cracker in the other.
  • 1.1An installation for cracking hydrocarbons: a catalytic cracker
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    • The company suffered a series of accidents, culminating in a blaze at its catalytic cracker.
    • The catalytic cracker takes a number of feedstocks, including heavy gas and residue, from the lubricant treatment plant.
    • Light olefins from the fluid catalytic cracker are processed in either hydrofluoric or sulfuric acid units.
  • 1.2A person who breaks into a computer system, typically for an illegal purpose.
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    • The case studies are in-depth descriptions of how three crackers have broken into computers.
    • Sure, no electronic voting system is yet safe enough to withstand computer crackers.
    • On infected machines, it opens a back door that allows a cracker to control the computer using IRC.
  • 2A decorated paper cylinder which, when pulled apart, makes a sharp noise and releases a small toy or other novelty: a Christmas cracker
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    • And after their roast turkey dinner, the gang pulled the crackers and donned the paper hats.
    • The cracker fell apart and just hung there all limp in my hand.
    • The gathering enjoyed a beautiful four course meal and enjoyed pulling Christmas crackers across the tables.
  • 2.1A firework that explodes with a sharp noise.
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    • At 7: 47 there were crackers exploding everywhere.
    • The bombardment by bangers, crackers and fireworks was such that there was hardly a silent minute in any town.
    • Boisterous crowds dispelled the darkness of night with fireworks as crackers shattered the stillness of the night.
  • 3A thin dry biscuit, typically eaten with cheese: the sausage is delicious on hot toast or crackers
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    • She grabbed a few crackers and cream cheese, grabbed her backpack, and hiked upstairs to start.
    • Spread smoked salmon and low-fat cream cheese on whole wheat crackers or pith rounds and top with fresh dill.
    • He brought the wine. I organised the cheese and crackers.
  • 3.1A light crisp made of rice or tapioca flour: prawn crackers
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    • They threw back local smoked mussels served on crisp rice crackers with mayonnaise.
    • Seaweed is commonly eaten by the Japanese in a variety of snack foods, including tiny crisp rice crackers.
    • This neighbour boy eats sweet potato and rice crackers.
  • 4British informal A fine example of something: don’t miss this cracker of a CD
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    • An absolute cracker of a match is confidently expected.
    • In the other semi-final, Bishopthorpe edged out Pickering Town on penalties after a cracker of a match.
    • Oh, I have a cracker of a photo of the two of us after a massive goodbye cry, when I left Australia 10 years ago.
  • 4.1An attractive person, especially a woman: you look a cracker

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noun
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