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CPR a method of reviving heart attack victims by breathing into the mouth and applying strong, rhythmic pressure to the chest. CPR is an abbreviation for "cardiopulmonary resuscitation."
Cr symbol of the chemical element chromium.
crab1 an animal with a wide, flat body covered by a hard shell. Crabs have ten legs, including a pair of claws, eyes on short stalks, and antennae. Most kinds of crabs live in the ocean and eat many kinds of food. Crabs are crustaceans, which are a kind of arthropod. The biggest crabs are larger than any other arthropod. [2 definitions]
crab apple a small, hard, sour apple used for making jelly. [2 definitions]
crack to break apart with a snapping sound. [9 definitions]
crack down on to treat more harshly or strictly.
cracker a thin, hard biscuit.
crackle to make a series of small snapping noises. [3 definitions]
crack up (informal) to break into laughter.
cradle a baby's bed set on rockers. [4 definitions]
-craft a suffix that means "skill or practice in the use of."
craft skill or talent in making things by hand or in the arts. [4 definitions]
craftsman a person who works at a craft or skilled trade; artisan.
crafty sly or cunning.
cram to fill with more than can be easily held. [3 definitions]
cramp1 (sometimes plural) a sharp pain in a muscle that suddenly becomes tight. [3 definitions]
cramp2 to limit the freedom of by closely confining.
cranberry a shrub that bears a sour, red berry, or the berry itself. Cranberries grow in wet ground in North America.
crane a tall wading bird with long legs and a long neck and bill. A whooping crane is one kind of crane. [3 definitions]
crank a device that moves things in a circle. Cranks have a lever attached at a right angle to the end of an arm that moves in a circle. Cranks are turned by hand or by another arm that connects to the lever. [4 definitions]
crank out to make in great numbers in a mechanical way.