crackle crackle  /ˈkræ kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the sharp sound of snapping noises
  2. (n) glazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface
  3. (v) make a crackling sound
  4. (v) make a crushing noise
  5. (v) to become, or to cause to become, covered with a network of small cracks
  6. (adj) having the surface decorated with a network of fine cracks, as in crackleware

Usage(s):

  1. A crackle in the brush.
  2. The strips of dried seaweed slip and crackle under my knife.
  3. In this wired nation, there are PC cafs on virtually every street, outfitted with the high-speed Internet connections that make interactive games crackle.

News

Quotes

  1. Original screenwriter Kevin Williamson "is right on his game with the new script - the characters and story crackle with energy and originality - to say nothing of some of the most hair-raising scares I've seen in a script since : well, since the...
    on Mar 24, 2010 By: Wes Craven Source: CBC.ca

  2. "Besides the elation I feel about having a project I wrote actually being filmed, which is huge for any writer, I'm just as thrilled about having Zoe Bell signed on to star in Angel of Death," Brubaker said. "And working with Crackle and Sony...
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Ed Brubaker Source: World Screen News

  3. "We were about 15 rounds into a 21 gun salute when I noticed a puff of smoke then the crackle of small arms," said Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, the British ambassador. "I saw Karzai's [security] detail dropping to the ground and returning fire....
    on Apr 27, 2008 By: Sherard Cowper-Coles Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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