Recent Examples of crackling from the Web
The word pachinko derives from pachi-pachi, which describes the crackling of a fire or the sound of small, hard objects clicking together.
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First Known Use of crackling
CRACKLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crackling for English Language Learners
: a series of short, sharp noises
: the crisp skin of a roasted animal (such as a pig) eaten as food
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