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Pronunciation: /ˈkrækəl/

Translation of crackle in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [fire] crepitar, chisporrotear; [twigs/paper] crujir the line's crackling a lot hay mucho ruido en la línea
    Example sentences
    • The fire crackled and sparked, sending small bits of flame into the crisp night air.
    • The wind sang its gentle desert lullaby, and the prisoners' fires crackled and snapped quietly.
    • Hunkered down in my studies, I'd hear the trailer suddenly begin to crackle like a beer can crushed in a fist.
    1.2 (sparkle) this city crackles with excitement esta ciudad bulle de entusiasmo


uncountable/no numerable
  • (of twigs, paper) crujido (masculine) the crackle of the fire el crepitar or el chisporroteo del fuego the crackle of gunfire el traqueteo de los fusiles

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