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adj. crack·li·er, crack·li·est
Likely to crackle; crisp.
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adj, cracklier or crackliest
1. having a series of slight sharp noises
2. (Telecommunications) telecomm affected by noises caused by interference
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(ˈkræk li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est.
crackling or tending to crackle: crackly wrapping paper.
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مُشَوَّش، مليء بالطَّقْطَقَـه
léleg móttökuskilyrîi, truflanir


[ˈkrækəlɪ] ADJ [phone line, noise] → chirriante, chisporroteante
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(ˈkrakl) verb
to make a continuous cracking noise. The dry branches crackled under my feet as I stepped on them.
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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He looked at the night, and shook himself to throw off an oppressive sensation of being clasped in the icy ribs of the air, for the mercury had descended below the familiar region of crisp and crackly cold and marked a temperature at which the numb atmosphere seemed on the point of congealing into black solidity.
I heard a malignant, crackly laugh by the fire, and turning, beheld that odious Joseph standing rubbing his bony hands, and quivering.
"We're not sure what to do," she said over a crackly line with more than a hint of panic in her voice.
In a later essay, Renkl describes returning home after dropping out of graduate school and making a daily visit to the video store; each day, she comes home with a copy of Harold and Maude, and Maude crows -- in her fabulous, lusty, crackly voice -- about "the great circle of life!" That circle is what's observed with such dedication throughout the collection.
What she did isn't revealed straight away, although the foreboding drone shots of the same stark, windswept cliff tops - along with crackly audio of a panicked 999 call about the discovery of a body on a beach - would indicate it's not going to be very good.
The hoisin marinade helps the starchy coating stick to the tofu, meaning that with just a few minutes of pan-frying you give its flavor-packed, tender interior a crackly crust.
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However the crackly phone lines made it virtually impossible for Ruth and Eamonn to hear, leading to them having to double callers' money as Ruth herself even branded it unfair.
Mohammed Hajjaj, a 71-year-old Palestinian doctor whose family was forced to leave Palestine during the 1948 mass exodus ,told Arab News over a crackly phone line from his home in Amman.
Starting with all the basic info you need--plus tips on how to up your grilling game--Disbrowe introduces readers to the pleasures of Crackly Rosemary Flatbread crisped on the grill; the tender, toothsome texture of a charred cabbage wedge; crunchy wings with six craveable sauces; and the smoky charm of grilled desserts.
We don't have a dodgy answering machine with the crackly voice directing the anxious, panicking caller to phone yet another number.