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  • n  the sharp sound of snapping noises
  • n  glazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface
  • v  make a crackling sound
    My Rice Krispies crackled in the bowl
  • v  make a crushing noise
  • v  to become, or to cause to become, covered with a network of small cracks
    The blazing sun crackled the desert sand
  • s  having the surface decorated with a network of fine cracks, as in crackleware
    a crackle glaze

  • The strips of dried seaweed slip and crackle under my knife.
  • Inside the womb, long before light first strikes the retina of the eye or the earliest dreamy images flicker through the cortex, nerve cells in the developing brain crackle with .
  • A crackle in the brush.

  • Wes Craven in
    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...
  • Ed Brubaker in World Screen News
    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...
  • Sherard Cowper-Coles in
    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....

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