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, sharp sounds:

The fire spread to an evergreen tree, which crackled with flames.
noun [ C ] us /ˈkræk·əl/

the crackle of a radio broadcast

(Definition of “crackle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)