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Definition 1: glazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for crackle in the sense of this definition

(crackle is a kind of ...) high quality porcelain originally made only in China

Definition 2: the sharp sound of snapping noises - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for crackle in the sense of this definition

(crackle is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of crackle ) the crackling or breaking up of certain crystals when they are heated

Definition 3: to become, or to cause to become, covered with a network of small cracks - [verb of change]

Samples where crackle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The blazing sun crackled the desert sand

(crackle is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 4: make a crushing noise - [verb of communication]

Samples where crackle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his shoes were crunching on the gravel

Synonyms for crackle in the sense of this definition

(crackle is a kind of ...) emit a noise

(... is a kind of crackle ) make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants

Definition 5: make a crackling sound - [verb of perception]

Samples where crackle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My Rice Krispies crackled in the bowl

Synonyms for crackle in the sense of this definition

(crackle is a kind of ...) make short successive sounds

Definition 6: having the surface decorated with a network of fine cracks, as in crackleware - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where crackle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a crackle glaze

(crackle is similar to ...) not plain; decorative or ornamented

"fancy handwriting" "fancy clothes"

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