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Definition of crackle noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [uncountable, countable]
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  1. a series of short sharp sounds the distant crackle of machine-gun fire Erika picked up the phone and through a barrage of crackles heard a familiar voice.
  2. NAmE//ˈkrækli//
    adjective She picked up the phone and heard a crackly voice saying: “Hi, this is Sue.”
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