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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘crackle’.

Crackle
Pronunciation:
\ˈkra-kəl\
Function:
verb
Inflected Form(s):
crack·led; crack·ling \-k(ə-)liŋ\
Etymology:
frequentative of 1crack
Date:
circa 1560
intransitive verb
1 a: to make small sharp sudden repeated noises <the fire crackles on the hearth> b: to show animation :  <the essays crackle with wit>
2:  3transitive verb: to crush or with snapping noises
crack·ling·ly adverb


crackle. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crackle
 
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