Definitions for crepitation

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

crep•i•tateˈkrɛp ɪˌteɪt(v.i.)-tat•ed, -tat•ing.

  1. to make a crackling sound; crackle.

Origin of crepitate:

1615–25; < L crepitātus, ptp. of crepitāre to rattle, rustle, chatter, freq. of crepāre; see -ate1

crep`i•ta′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crackle, crackling, crepitation(noun)

    the sharp sound of snapping noises

Wiktionary

  1. crepitation(Noun)

    The act of crepitating or crackling.

  2. crepitation(Noun)

    A grating or crackling sensation or sound, as that produced by rubbing two fragments of a broken bone together, or by pressing upon cellular tissue containing air.

  3. crepitation(Noun)

    A crepitant rale.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crepitation(noun)

    the act of crepitating or crackling

  2. Crepitation(noun)

    a grating or crackling sensation or sound, as that produced by rubbing two fragments of a broken bone together, or by pressing upon cellular tissue containing air

  3. Crepitation(noun)

    a crepitant rale

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