crackling

Primary Meanings of crackling

1.
n
the sharp sound of snapping noises
2.
n
the residue that remains after animal fat has been rendered
Full Definitions of crackling
1

n the sharp sound of snapping noises

Synonyms:
crackle, crepitation
Types:
decrepitation
the crackling or breaking up of certain crystals when they are heated
Type of:
noise
sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
2

n the residue that remains after animal fat has been rendered

Synonyms:
greaves
Type of:
residue
matter that remains after something has been removed

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