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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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The bottom quarter is a smooth curve, bowl-like, but the remainder consists of tapering rows of crackle and smoother rings, like threads on a screw, which, in fact, the sculpture resembles.
"Our partnership with Crackle marks a significant milestone in our vision to bring you all the film and TV entertainment you want, shared with the people you care about, made easy," said Pete Thompson, General Manager, Xbox LIVE.
I know of three different methods for "crackling" a finish: ready-to-use crackle coatings, "crackle mediums" and liquid hide glue, made from animal hides and bone renderings.
London, March 25 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have suggested that alien worlds which are friendly to life could snap, crackle and pop, in the form of radio signals crackling from their magnetic fields.
"There electricity crackles in my hands if there is a malfunction.
The seven-year-old was picked from hundreds of children nationwide to front a new "snap, crackle and pop" campaign for Rice Krispies.
This anti dandruff shampoo 250ml, pounds 4.49, includes menthol and basil extract, so you can imagine that it's scalp tingling, but it's the firm hold spray wax 75ml that 'crackles', pounds 5.49, the pre-shave face wash, 175ml, that has a self heating action, pounds 4.99, and the smooth shave gel 200ml that cools, pounds 3.99.
Four of the six HMPV-positive children required hospitalization: a 7-month-old boy with pulmonary bronchodysplasia, rhinitis, and fever of 38.4[degrees]C (patient 1); a 20-month-old girl with previous obstructive pulmonary disease who had acute respiratory insufficiency along with generalized hypoventilation, crackles, wheezing, and radiologic images of air entrapment requiring bronchodilator administration (patient 2); a 16-month-old girl who had a febrile syndrome, basal crackles on pulmonary auscultation, and perihilar infiltrates (patient 3); and an 11-month-old boy with pneumonia of the upper left lobe (patient 4).
In the journal Science, his team reports that this small part of the brain crackles with electrical activity when lessons learned during a training session shine through in performance.
However, at both lung bases, there were bursts of late-inspiratory crackles with the intermittent appearance of a high-pitched, wheezelike sound.