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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Likely to crackle; crisp.

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  • adjective Liable to crackle

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Examples

  • These brownies formed a nice thin crackly top and were best eaten once they were completely cool.

    Brrrrr-ownies

  • These brownies formed a nice thin crackly top and were best eaten once they were completely cool.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Rounds, it's a kind of crackly downtempo electronic album with lots of vinyl pops and piano plinks and, well, space.

    17 dots

  • Rounds, it's a kind of crackly downtempo electronic album with lots of vinyl pops and piano plinks and, well, space.

    17 dots

  • The development of crisp bags made out of cellulose from wood pulp had created "crackly"

    Evening Standard - Home

  • It was reported he took part in a popular current affairs programme, Ma Wara al-Khabar (Behind The News), speaking to Sa'd Jabbar, a Moroccan lawyer and Middle East expert based in London, who was a guest on the programme, for several minutes on a "crackly" telephone line.

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  • His voice was kind of crackly and he sounded really distraught and I knew immediately something was very wrong because I’d known him for two years, and never heard anxiety like that in his voice.

    Complete transcript: Paul Kimmage’s interview of Floyd Landis

  • You've got your brownie underbelly base with a crackly crispy chocolate chip cookie top to create a double whammy of perfection!

    TWD: CHIPSTER TOPPED BROWNIES

  • You've got your brownie underbelly base with a crackly crispy chocolate chip cookie top to create a double whammy of perfection!

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Unlike the cakey macarons of Ladurée that lack texture, Hermé's macarons -- which I greatly prefer -- have a crisp, crackly exterior with a moist, chewy interior.

    Regina Varolli: The Sweet Side of StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress

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