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crackle

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

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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 examination of respiratory system, she had 44 breaths/minute, with intercostal and subcostal retractions and flattened right chest with reduced movements, trachea deviated to the right side and decreased breath sounds on the right side with bilateral coarse crackles and rhonchi were heard in the lower lung fields.
Low-pitched coarse crackles and high-pitched fine crackles often are heard in bronchitis, asthma, and emphysema.
On auscultation, there were wheezes and coarse crackles bilaterally.