Meaning of 'crackle'

Find the meaning of the word ‘crackle’

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Meaning of ‘crackle’

6 definitions found.



having the surface decorated with a network of fine cracks, as in crackleware

Example: "a crackle glaze"


glazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface

Synonyms: crackleware crackle china


the sharp sound of snapping noises

Synonyms: crackling crepitation


to become, or to cause to become, covered with a network of small cracks

Example: "The blazing sun crackled the desert sand"


to make a crushing noise

Synonyms: crunch


to make a crackling sound

Example: "My Rice Krispies crackled in the bowl"

Synonyms: crepitate

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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