Crackle

Crac"kle

, n. 1. The noise of slight and frequent cracks or reports; a crackling.
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The crackle of fireworks.
Carlyle.
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2. (Med.) A kind of crackling sound or rle, heard in some abnormal states of the lungs; as, dry crackle; moist crackle. Quain.
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3. (Fine Arts) A condition produced in certain porcelain, fine earthenware, or glass, in which the glaze or enamel appears to be cracked in all directions, making a sort of reticulated surface; as, Chinese crackle; Bohemian crackle.
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