Definitions for crepitation

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. crackle, crackling, crepitation(noun)

    the sharp sound of snapping noises

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. crpitation.]

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