Its course down the cliff was marked by the cracking of limbs.
After a slight hesitation the door burst open with a cracking blow.
Cracking it open, she peered out.
Jule looked at the clouds, able to feel the gateway cracking with his newfound powers.
"Damian, I'm so sorry about Jake," she said, voice cracking and fading into a whisper.
I'd better get cracking on that, knock on doors or something.
It was a sign that her power was weakening, just like the cracking of the sky in the underworld's dome.
Cracking of the sky.
Happy the demon could draw his lunch out of the forest, Rhyn pounced on the demon, cracking its neck before it could fight.
The usual necrosis of the injured cortex occursdrying up, shrivelling, and consequent stretching and cracking of the dead cortex on the wood beneath.
The operation was, however, completely revolutionized in the United States by the introduction of the " cracking process," and by the division of the distillation into two parts, one consisting in the removal of the more volatile constituents of the oil, and the other in the distillation (which is usually conducted in separate stills) of the residues from the first distillation, for the production of lubricating oils and paraffin.
The stills were formerly completely bricked in, so that the vapours should be kept fully heated until they escaped to the condenser, but since the introduction of the " cracking process," the upper part has usually been left exposed to the air.
The " cracking " process, whereby a considerable quantity of the oil which is intermediate between kerosene and lubricating oil is converted into hydrocarbons of lower specific gravity and boiling-point suitable for illuminating purposes, is one of great scientific and technical interest.
From Data on Star Trek and C-3PO in Star Wars to Twiggy in Buck Rogers, robots are wise-cracking sidekicks and sage philosophers reflecting on "the human condition."
At last the men mounted, and, as they say in the old songs, away went the steeds with bridles ringing and whips cracking and hounds racing ahead, and away went the champion hunters "with hark and whoop and wild halloo!"
I also heard the whooping of the ice in the pond, my great bed-fellow in that part of Concord, as if it were restless in its bed and would fain turn over, were troubled with flatulency and had dreams; or I was waked by the cracking of the ground by the frost, as if some one had driven a team against my door, and in the morning would find a crack in the earth a quarter of a mile long and a third of an inch wide.
The cracking and booming of the ice indicate a change of temperature.
Two young citizens were joking with some serf girls who were cracking nuts.
He ran round to the other side of the lodge and was about to dash into that part of it which was still standing, when just above his head he heard several voices shouting and then a cracking sound and the ring of something heavy falling close beside him.