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ˈkræk lɪŋ or, for 2, 3 , -ləncrack·ling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. greaves, cracklingnoun

    the residue that remains after animal fat has been rendered

  2. crackle, crackling, crepitationnoun

    the sharp sound of snapping noises


  1. cracklingnoun

    (gastronomy) Fat that, after roasting a joint, hardens and crispens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cracklingnoun

    the making of small, sharp cracks or reports, frequently repeated

  2. Cracklingnoun

    the well-browned, crisp rind of roasted pork

  3. Cracklingnoun

    food for dogs, made from the refuse of tallow melting

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crackling in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crackling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of crackling in a Sentence

  1. Lance Andrade:

    You could hear the explosions from people's vehicle tires popping from the heat, you could hear crackling. Smoke was coming in every direction. You could feel the heat. We just waited it out and prayed to God.

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