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crack·le

 (krăk′əl)
v. crack·led, crack·ling, crack·les
v.intr.
1. To make a succession of slight sharp snapping noises: a fire crackling in the wood stove.
2. To show liveliness, energy, or intensity: a book that crackles with humor.
3. To become covered with a network of fine cracks; craze.
v.tr.
1. To crush (paper, for example) with sharp snapping sounds.
2. To cause (china, for example) to become covered with a network of fine cracks.
n.
1. The act or sound of crackling.
2.
a. A network of fine cracks on the surface of glazed pottery, china, or glassware.
b. Crackleware.

[ Frequentative of crack.]

crackle

(ˈkrækəl)
vb
1. to make or cause to make a series of slight sharp noises, as of paper being crushed or of a wood fire burning
2. (Ceramics) (tr) to decorate (porcelain or pottery) by causing a fine network of cracks to appear in the glaze
3. (intr) to abound in vivacity or energy
n
4. the act or sound of crackling
5. (Ceramics) intentional crazing in the glaze of a piece of porcelain or pottery
6. (Ceramics) Also called: crackleware porcelain or pottery so decorated

crack•le

(ˈkræk əl)

v. -led, -ling,
n. v.i.
1. to make slight, sudden, sharp noises, rapidly repeated.
2. (of ceramic glaze) to craze.
3. to exhibit liveliness, vibrancy, or the like; sparkle: The play crackled with wit.
v.t.
4. to break with a crackling noise.
5. to craze (ceramic glaze).
n.
6. the act or sound of crackling.
7. a network of fine cracks, as in some glazes.
[1490–1500; crack + -le]

crackle


Past participle: crackled
Gerund: crackling

Imperative
crackle
crackle
Present
I crackle
you crackle
he/she/it crackles
we crackle
you crackle
they crackle
Preterite
I crackled
you crackled
he/she/it crackled
we crackled
you crackled
they crackled
Present Continuous
I am crackling
you are crackling
he/she/it is crackling
we are crackling
you are crackling
they are crackling
Present Perfect
I have crackled
you have crackled
he/she/it has crackled
we have crackled
you have crackled
they have crackled
Past Continuous
I was crackling
you were crackling
he/she/it was crackling
we were crackling
you were crackling
they were crackling
Past Perfect
I had crackled
you had crackled
he/she/it had crackled
we had crackled
you had crackled
they had crackled
Future
I will crackle
you will crackle
he/she/it will crackle
we will crackle
you will crackle
they will crackle
Future Perfect
I will have crackled
you will have crackled
he/she/it will have crackled
we will have crackled
you will have crackled
they will have crackled
Future Continuous
I will be crackling
you will be crackling
he/she/it will be crackling
we will be crackling
you will be crackling
they will be crackling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crackling
you have been crackling
he/she/it has been crackling
we have been crackling
you have been crackling
they have been crackling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crackling
you will have been crackling
he/she/it will have been crackling
we will have been crackling
you will have been crackling
they will have been crackling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crackling
you had been crackling
he/she/it had been crackling
we had been crackling
you had been crackling
they had been crackling
Conditional
I would crackle
you would crackle
he/she/it would crackle
we would crackle
you would crackle
they would crackle
Past Conditional
I would have crackled
you would have crackled
he/she/it would have crackled
we would have crackled
you would have crackled
they would have crackled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crackle - the sharp sound of snapping noises
decrepitation - the crackling or breaking up of certain crystals when they are heated
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
2.crackle - glazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface
china - high quality porcelain originally made only in China
Verb1.crackle - make a crackling sound; "My Rice Krispies crackled in the bowl"
rattle - make short successive sounds
2.crackle - make a crushing noise; "his shoes were crunching on the gravel"
make noise, noise, resound - emit a noise
crump, scrunch, thud - make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants
3.crackle - to become, or to cause to become, covered with a network of small cracks; "The blazing sun crackled the desert sand"
vary, alter, change - become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
Adj.1.crackle - having the surface decorated with a network of fine cracks, as in crackleware; "a crackle glaze"
fancy - not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes"

crackle

verb
To make a series of short, sharp noises:
Translations
صَوْت احْتِراقِ الأغْصانيُطَقْطِق
praskánípraskat
knaseknitren
recsegropogropogás
skrjáfa, brakasnark, skrjáf, brak
paskrudinta paršiuko odelėtraškantistraškesystraškėti
krakšķētsprakšķēšanasprakšķētsprakšķis
praskaniepraskať
pokatiprasketati

crackle

[ˈkrækl]
A. N (usu no pl) (= noise) [of twigs burning] → crepitación f, chisporroteo m; [of frying] → chisporroteo m; [of dry leaves] → crujido m; [of shots] → traqueteo m; (on telephone) → interferencia f
B. VI [burning twigs] → crepitar, chisporrotear; [bacon] → chisporrotear; [dry leaves] → crujir; [shots] → traquetear; [phone line] → tener interferencias

crackle

[ˈkrækəl] vi
[radio] → grésiller
[fire, flames] → crépiter

crackle

vi (dry leaves)rascheln; (paper also)knistern; (fire)knistern, prasseln; (twigs, telephone line)knacken; (machine gun)knattern; (bacon)brutzeln; the line was crackling so muches knackte so stark in der Leitung
vt paperrascheln or knistern mit
n
(= crackling noise, of dry leaves) → Rascheln nt; (of paper also)Knistern nt; (of fire also)Knistern nt, → Prasseln nt; (of twigs, telephone line)Knacken nt; (of machine gun)Knattern nt; (of bacon)Brutzeln nt
(on china, porcelain) → Craquelé m or nt, → Krakelee m or nt

crackle

[ˈkrækl]
1. vi (twigs burning) → crepitare, scoppiettare; (sth frying) → sfrigolare
2. n (see vb) → crepitio, scoppiettio, sfrigolio; (on telephone) → disturbo

crackle

(ˈkrakl) verb
to make a continuous cracking noise. The dry branches crackled under my feet as I stepped on them.
noun
the crackle of burning wood.
ˈcrackling noun
the crisp rind of roast pork.
ˈcrackly adjective
The radio reception is very crackly here.
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The radio would have become gradually cracklier and quieter, the toothpaste tube would have been obviously curly.
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I distinctly remember turning up the volume and it didn't get louder, just cracklier.