shatter crack

shatter crack
noun
: a minute crack which sometimes develops in the head of a rail usually half an inch or more beneath the surface owing to defective forging

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Shatter — Shat ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shattered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shattering}.] [OE. schateren, scateren, to scatter, to dash, AS. scateran; cf. D. schateren to crack, to make a great noise, OD. schetteren to scatter, to burst, to crack. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crack — vb *break, burst, bust, snap, shatter, shiver Analogous words: split, rend, cleave, rive (see TEAR) crack n 1 Crack, cleft, fissure, crevasse, crevice, cranny, chink are comparable when meaning an opening, break, or discontinuity made by or as if …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • shatter — [v1] break into small pieces blast, blight, burst, crack, crash, crunch, crush, dash, demolish, destroy, disable, exhaust, explode, fracture, fragment, fragmentalize, fragmentize, impair, implode, overturn, pulverize, rend, rive, ruin, scrunch,… …   New thesaurus

  • shatter — vb shiver, *break, crack, burst, bust, snap Analogous words: demolish, *destroy: *ruin, wreck: rend, split, rive (see TEAR) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • crack — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. pop, rend, explode, bang; crackle; break, split, burst, cleave, fracture, crush; informal, fail, bust, break down. n. snap, break, fracture; crevice, crackle, craze, chink, flaw, cleft, rift, rent …   English dictionary for students

  • shatter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. splinter, shiver, smash, disintegrate; destroy; madden, craze; crash, shatter. See brittleness, disjunction, insanity, destruction. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. smash, shiver, fragment, destroy; see break… …   English dictionary for students

  • crack — Synonyms and related words: Daedalian, Parthian shot, above par, abrade, abrasion, abysm, abyss, account for, ace, address, adept, adroit, allegation, allegorize, alligator, answer, aperture, aphorism, apostrophe, apothegm, approach, apt, arroyo …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shatter — shatterer, n. shatteringly, adv. /shat euhr/, v.t. 1. to break (something) into pieces, as by a blow. 2. to damage, as by breaking or crushing: ships shattered by storms. 3. to impair or destroy (health, nerves, etc.): The incident shattered his… …   Universalium

  • crack — v 1. snap, pop, clap, go bang; boom, crash, clash, explode, thunder, detonate, fulminate. 2. break, crackle, craze, chap; fracture, fragmentize, chip, break off, splinter, shiver, shatter, smash, burst; break or snap in two, split, cleave, sunder …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • shatter — Synonyms and related words: agitate, annihilate, atomize, blast, break, break into pieces, break to pieces, break up, burst, clack, clatter, cleave, clitter, confound, confuse, crack, crash, craze, crunch, crush, cut to pieces, dash, daze,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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