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Verb
/ˈkrātər/,
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craters, plural;
  1. Form a crater in (the ground or a planet)
    • - he has the offensive power to crater the enemy's runways
    • - the heavily cratered areas of the moon
Noun
  1. A large, bowl-shaped cavity in the ground or on the surface of a planet or the moon, typically one caused by an explosion or the impact of a meteorite or other celestial body

  2. A large pit or hollow forming the mouth of a volcano

  3. A cavity or hole in any surface

  4. A large bowl used in ancient Greece for mixing wine


  1. volcanic crater: a bowl-shaped geological formation at the top of a volcano
  2. a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra and Corvus
  3. a bowl-shaped depression formed by the impact of a meteorite or bomb
  4. Crater is the debut album from the Swedish melodic death/thrash metal band, Fission.
  5. Crater is a constellation. Its name is Latin for cup, and in Greek mythology it is identified with the cup of the god Apollo. It was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and remains one of the 88 modern constellations. ...
  6. Crater, also Kraytar (كريتر) is one of unofficial names of the oldest districts of the port city of Aden. Its official name is Seera (Arabic: صيرة Ṣīrah). It is situated in a crater of an ancient volcano which forms Shamsan Mountains. In 1991, the population was 70,319.
  7. The Crater, or Vulcan's Peak: a Tale of the Pacific is a novel by James Fenimore Cooper first published in 1847.
  8. (Cratering) The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as the caribou in North America, is a deer from the Arctic and Subarctic, including both resident and migratory populations. ...
  9. A hemispherical pit created by the impact of a meteorite or other object; The basinlike opening or mouth of a volcano, through which the chief eruption comes; similarly, the mouth of a geyser, about which a cone of silica is often built up; The pit left by the explosion of a mine or bomb; ...
  10. (Cratering) Ceramic term. Broken bubbles in glazed surfaces. Usually indicates underfiring.
  11. (Cratering) Small undesirable depressions in a dried ink film which may be so deep as to expose the substrate.
  12. (Cratering) The forming of holes in a film due to contamination.
  13. (Cratering) Areas of a wet film where the coating material recedes or 'pulls away' from the surface leaving circular gaps in the film.
  14. (Cratering) Depression in a coating film usually caused by air or solvent trapped in the coating, forming bubbles which break after the film has set sufficiently to prevent leveling.
  15. (Cratering) Refers to moon like craters that may apear on a glazed surface.
  16. (Cratering) The residual effect of burst bubbles. (See also cissing).
  17. (Craters) Bubbles in the glaze finish which break.
  18. (impact craters)-holes or depressions in a planetary body (planet, moon) caused by the impact of a smaller body
  19. Pit in the surface of concrete resulting from cracking of the mortar due to expansive forces associated with a particle of unsound aggregate or a contaminating material, such as wood or glass.
  20. Climber's wry description of a horrendous fall in which a climber lands on the ground or other solid surface.
  21. At the end of the weld bead you burn into the steel without depositing any filler metal which leaves a depression in the base metal. When doing a Restart, you want to start at the end of the crack, weld back into where the weld stopped, and then proceed in the direction you were welding. ...
  22. A steep-sided, usually circular depression formed by either explosion or collapse at a volcanic vent. The circular depression containing a volcanic vent.
  23. A depression at the termination of an arc weld.
  24. Hitting the ground at the end of a fall instead of being caught by the rope.
  25. a dent in a planet's surface made by a meteorite falling on it.