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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 to begin to enforce the laws, rules, or requirements more strictly. [2 definitions]
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.
cranky in a bad mood; grouchy.
crash1 to strike violently while riding or moving. [7 definitions]