Definition and Meanings for cracking

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Cracking is ranked 16,180 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of cracking

noun, adjective


Meaning of cracking


as noun

  • the act of cracking something.
  • 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.

as adjective

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