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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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Smaller objects from around 2005, such as Metavoid 9 or Untitled T-54 are compact forms that incorporate areas that could contain something, but they are variously crusty, crackled with large fragments or just plain torn.
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1 : to give off or cause to give off small bits of burning material or short bright flashes of electricity <The burning wood crackled and sparked.
As a participant viewed something funny, regions of the brain's left hemisphere--the posterior temporal cortex and inferior frontal cortex--initially crackled with activity.