Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Covered with a network of small cracks: as, crackled porcelain or glass.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Fine Arts) Covered with minute cracks in the glaze; -- said of some kinds of porcelain and fine earthenware.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of crackle.
  • adjective pottery Having a crackle, or glaze resembling many small cracks.

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Examples

  • The name crackled through the air, as if it were crystallizing.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The name crackled through the air, as if it were crystallizing.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The name crackled through the air, as if it were crystallizing.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The name crackled through the air, as if it were crystallizing.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Then the word crackled over the radio: the enemy had surrendered; come on down.

    President Remarks At National Memorial Ceremony

  • Beams crisscrossing seemingly at random are meant to recall the crackled glaze on ancient Chinese ceramics.

    Olympian Architecture

  • I HAD JUST ABOUT GOTTEN HOME when the distress call crackled in: "Available units, proceed to three oh three Seventh, near Townsend."

    2nd Chance

  • On one recent day, the sound of men speaking in Pashto crackled over the Marines' scanner five minutes after the troops left the base to conduct a patrol.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • On one recent day, the sound of men speaking in Pashto crackled over the Marines' scanner five minutes after the troops left the base to conduct a patrol.

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  • But as the 22nd runner, Nicole Zell, age 13, started her kilometer outside city hall in Manhattan shortly after noon, word crackled over radios in the sparse crowd that the Olympics were once more being seared by political animosity.

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