crackle

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crackle

1. intentional crazing in the glaze of a piece of porcelain or pottery
2. porcelain or pottery so decorated

Crackle

 

a network of fine cracks on the glazed surface of ceramic goods. Crackle is created for ornamental effect, using the difference in the expansion coefficients of the crock and the glaze during firing.

crackle

In painting, a paint or lacquer designed to develop a network of fine cracks when applied over a softer undercoat.
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On auscultation, coarse crackles were found in the right lung, and the heart sounds were normal.
Chest auscultation revealed coarse crackles, and abdominal palpation was notable for hepatosplenomegaly, which had not been found during her previous admission.