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 Meanings and Examples of CRATER
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crater
 n.  a bowl-shaped opening at the top of a volcano
Classic Sentence:
1  But immediately through this opening twenty more shots were fired, and the flame, rushing up like fire from the crater of a volcano, soon reached the tapestry, which it quickly devoured.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
2  You look a raight down dacent little crater.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
3  He brought out his sentences in short violent jerks, as though they were forced up from a deep inner crater of indignation.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
4  On arriving in Paris, it beheld the crater close at hand; it felt those ashes which scorched its feet, and it changed its mind; it returned to the stammer of a charter.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVII—IS WATERLOO TO BE CONSIDERED GOOD?
5  These squares were no longer battalions, they were craters; those cuirassiers were no longer cavalry, they were a tempest.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
6  It almost seemed to him that unknown craters were forming in his bosom.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—TO ONE SADNESS OPPOSE A SADNESS AND A HALF
7  The globe does not perish, because it has these wounds, craters, eruptions, sulphur pits, here and there, nor because of a volcano which ejects its pus.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE
8  And all the while their batteries poured shells into Atlanta, killing people in their homes, ripping roofs off buildings, tearing huge craters in the streets.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
Example Sentence:
1  At least one village about three kilometers from the crater has been covered in a dusting of volcanic ash.
2  The moon's surface is pocked with small craters.
3  The surface of the moon is peppered with craters.
4  They learned that Lehman Brothers had collapsed in bankruptcy, inflicting billions of new losses on a financial system already rocked by a cratering housing market and a tightening credit crunch.