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crackle

verb [I] uk   /ˈkræk.l̩/ us  
to make a lot of short, dry, sharp sounds: The radio started to crackle. The logs crackled and popped in the fireplace.
crackly
adjective uk   /-li/ us  
a crackly voice

crackle

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkræk.l̩/ us  
a short, dry, sharp sound: the crackle of burning logs
Translations of “crackle”
in Spanish crujir, crepitar…
in French crépiter…
in German knistern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發出尖銳急促聲, 劈啪作響…
in Russian потрескивать…
in Turkish çatırdamak, hışırdamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发出尖锐急促声, 噼啪作响…
in Polish trzaskać…
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