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Meaning of “crackle” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of crackle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crackleverb [I]

 us   /ˈkræk·əl/
to make a set of ​short, ​sharpsounds: The ​firespread to an ​evergreentree, which crackled with ​flames.
crackle
noun [C]  us   /ˈkræk·əl/
the crackle of a ​radiobroadcast
(Definition of crackle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crackle”
in Spanish crujir, crepitar…
in Vietnamese nổ lách tách…
in Malaysian bergemeresik…
in Thai ทำเสียงดังคล้ายของแตก…
in French crépiter…
in German knistern…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发出尖锐急促声, 噼啪作响…
in Turkish çatırdamak, hışırdamak…
in Russian потрескивать…
in Indonesian berderak…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發出尖銳急促聲, 劈啪作響…
in Polish trzaskać…
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