cracking

Definition of cracking

n.1.the act of cracking something.
2.(Chem.) the process of making lower molecular weight hydrocarbons from heavier hydrocarbons in petroleum, by exposure to heat and catalysts. It is used to convert heavier alkanes into gasoline, or to improve the octane number of an alkane mixture.
adj.1.same as groovy, sense 1.

Related Words

bang-up, bully, colloquialism, corking, dandy, good, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, smashing, swell
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