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Cracker vs. Cranker — What's the Difference?

Cracker vs. Cranker — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Cracker and Cranker

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Cracker

A person or thing that cracks.
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Cranker

One who operates a crank.
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Cracker

A decorated paper cylinder which, when pulled apart, makes a sharp noise and releases a small toy or other novelty
A Christmas cracker
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Cracker

A thin dry biscuit, typically eaten with cheese
The sausage is delicious on hot toast or crackers
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Cracker

A fine example of something
Don't miss this cracker of a CD
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Cracker

Another term for poor white
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Cracker

A thin crisp wafer or biscuit, usually made of unsweetened dough.
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Cracker

A firecracker.
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Cracker

A small cardboard cylinder covered with decorative paper that holds candy or a party favor and pops when a paper strip is pulled at one or both ends and torn.
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Cracker

The apparatus used in the cracking of petroleum.
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Cracker

One who gains unauthorized access to a computer or computer network, usually for a malicious purpose such as to steal information or damage programs. See Usage Note at hacker.
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Cracker

(Offensive) Used as a disparaging term for a white person, especially one who is poor and from the southeast United States.
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Cracker

A dry, thin, crispy baked bread (usually salty or savoury, but sometimes sweet, as in the case of graham crackers and animal crackers).
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Cracker

A short piece of twisted string tied to the end of a whip that creates the distinctive sound when the whip is thrown or cracked.
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Cracker

A firecracker.
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Cracker

A person or thing that cracks, or that cracks a thing (e.g. whip cracker; nutcracker).
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Cracker

The final section of certain whips, which is made of a short, thin piece of unravelled rope and produces a cracking sound.
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Cracker

A Christmas cracker.
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Cracker

Refinery equipment used to pyrolyse organic feedstocks. If catalyst is used to aid pyrolysis it is informally called a cat-cracker
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Cracker

A fine, great thing or person (crackerjack).
She's an absolute cracker!
The show was a cracker!
A cracker of a day.
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Cracker

An ambitious or hard-working person (i.e. someone who arises at the 'crack' of dawn).
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Cracker

(computing) One who cracks (i.e. overcomes) computer software or security restrictions.
Script kiddie
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Cracker

(obsolete) A noisy boaster; a swaggering fellow.
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Cracker

An impoverished white person from the southeastern United States, originally associated with Georgia and parts of Florida; (by extension) any white person.
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Cracker

A police officer.
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Cracker

A northern pintail, species of dabbling duck.
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Cracker

(obsolete) A pair of fluted rolls for grinding caoutchouc.
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Cracker

One who, or that which, cracks.
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Cracker

A noisy boaster; a swaggering fellow.
What cracker is this same that deafs our ears?
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Cracker

A small firework, consisting of a little powder inclosed in a thick paper cylinder with a fuse, and exploding with a sharp noise; - usually called firecracker.
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Cracker

A thin, dry biscuit, often hard or crisp; as, a Boston cracker; a Graham cracker; a soda cracker; an oyster cracker.
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Cracker

A nickname to designate a poor white in some parts of the Southern United States.
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Cracker

The pintail duck.
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Cracker

A pair of fluted rolls for grinding caoutchouc.
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Cracker

A thin crisp wafer made or flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet
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Cracker

A poor white person in the southern United States
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Cracker

A programmer who `cracks' (gains unauthorized access to) computers, typically to do malicious things;
Crackers are often mistakenly called hackers
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Cracker

Firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing
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Cracker

A party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends
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