verb (used without object), crack·led, crack·ling.
verb (used with object), crack·led, crack·ling.
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The shocking sequence of events leading to the explosion began before daybreak Friday morning, when residents were startled awake by the crackle of gunfire and called 911.Nashville Police Chief says Anthony Q. Warner is a person of interest in the Christmas morning explosion|Derek Hawkins, Michael Kranish, Simone Sebastian, Meryl Kornfield|December 27, 2020|Washington Post
Instead we heard the crackle of automatic gunfire and we could see gray smoke rising from the eastern side of the town.In the Battle for Kobani, ISIS Falls Back. But for How Long?|Jamie Dettmer|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They sport a leathery, crackle-textured skin and glow with salt-and-pepper zest.
In terms of charisma, the guy has all the snap, crackle, and pop of pudding.
Then one hears the crackle of gunfire in the air, the Somali soldiers begin yelling at Carstens about his camera.In ‘The Project,’ the Stormy Battle to Take On Somali Pirates|Eli Lake|April 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Their scenes together crackle; theirs is a battle of wicked wits between two women who have seen it all.
Burn the male olive-branch and the pine twig and juniper, and let the blazing laurel crackle amid the hearth.The Religion of Ancient Rome|Cyril Bailey
But the sentence never was finished, for a sharp crackle of dry leaves was heard.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
He had unfolded the newspaper slowly and carefully, the sharp crackle of the paper would have been a clarion call to Agnes.Time Enough at Last|Lyn Venable
Already below sprang a crackle, a roar, as the night wind caught the flame.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
He could hear them crackle as she unfolded them—could hear her sigh of content.The Girl and The Bill|Bannister Merwin