Crackled Crac"kled (-k'ld), a. (Fine Arts) Covered with minute cracks in the glaze; -- said of some kinds of porcelain and fine earthenware. [1913 Webster]

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  • crack|le — «KRAK uhl», verb, led, ling, noun. –v.i. 1. to make slight, sharp sounds: »A fire crackled in the fireplace. Twigs crackled beneath their feet. 2. to become minutely cracked, as the surface of some kinds of china or glass does; craze. 3.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crackle — /krak euhl/, v., crackled, crackling, n. v.i. 1. to make slight, sudden, sharp noises, rapidly repeated. 2. to form a network of fine cracks on the surface. 3. (of ceramic glaze) to craze. 4. to exhibit liveliness, vibrancy, anticipation, etc.:… …   Universalium

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