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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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For two hours I fail until finally tiredness wins out over discomfort and the sound of the crackly radio disappears.
I get far more pleasure from the crackly demo tapes that come into the office.
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oven until top is crackly looking and lighter in color, 23 to 28 minutes; top should feel firm but interior be moist.
WHEN the ridiculously retro Blood Dragon trailer appeared on the last day of March, having apparently warped in direct from the 80s, crackly VHS tracking effects and all, many assumed it was an April Fool gag that had jumped the gun.
We are seemingly assaulted on all sides by every form of media now, but back in 1970 there was not much choice other than the four BBC stations and crackly Radio Luxembourg in the evening.
My skin felt soft and smooth and my shoulders, although still a little crackly, felt much better.
Azinger did not miss the opportunity to jump in again when that subject cropped up, telling the reporter on a crackly phone line: "Ask it again - I want to here the answers.
A poor reed, or problem plumbing created an intermittent effect of an un-tuned crackly radio throughout.
The English teacher used to dig out a crackly old LP recording of some famous work or other and we'd sit in silence for 40 minutes while she got on with some marking.
These are typically smallish and they always look old, because the bark is grey and crackly.