Definition of 'crackle'
Example sentences containing 'crackle'
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Here they were chopped too small and lacked enough crackle of the fire. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is a couple who are so engaged with each other that the room almost crackles with energy and warmth. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Fires crackle in the bars, where locals and guests keep up a convivial hum of conversation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Thinking about my brain's constantly static crackle, this sounds rather appealing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can almost hear the fire crackle and the farmers discussing their livestock. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their performance positively crackles with dramatic energy and blistering emotional force. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They had the engine running to keep warm and their radios were crackling. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The crackle of a fire makes it into songs. The Sun (2009)It crackles with energy and time is precious. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It will crackle and pop as you add it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The radio crackles with our call sign. The Sun (2010)Beside her the great fire crackles under the wooden eaves of the feasting hall. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And then the radios crackle into life and we hear shouted commands. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As he spoke a crackle of machinegun fire was heard from outside his office. Times, Sunday Times (2012)An exhaust chamber button deepens the growl to a glorious riot of sound that crackles like angry thunder. The Sun (2014)All my pop has become crackle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Still, something crackles beneath the surface. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As he spoke, gunfire continued to crackle near by. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The only sound was the crackle of the wood-burning stove. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Soho The public areas here crackle with energy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Barely contained energy crackles from him, as he tries to keep his answers measured. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So, a fair degree of crackle and pop bounced off the stage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I am entering the engine logs in the aft salon when our radio crackles on. Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)There is something crackling in the dead air, if not hostility then maybe her quite understandable boredom at having to play show pony. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you use a more sensitive detector, such as a radio receiver, you will hear crackling sounds. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)Amid crackling gunfire, the truck sets off, disappearing behind a wall before a blast sends up plumes of grey smoke. The Sun (2014)Yet the audacity of the writing, coupled with the crackling energy of the acting, makes this provocative exhibition well worth a visit. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'crackle'
British English: crackle VERB
If something crackles, it makes a rapid series of short, harsh noises.
The radio crackled again.
Definition of crackle from the Collins English Dictionary
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