Definitions for raleræl, rɑl

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

  1. rattle, rattling, rale(noun)

    a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)

    "the death rattle"

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  1. rale(Noun)

    An abnormal clicking, rattling or crackling sound, made by one or both lungs and heard with a stethoscope, caused by the popping open of airways collapsed by fluid or exudate, or sometimes by pulmonary edema.

  2. Origin: From French râle.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Rale(noun)

    an adventitious sound, usually of morbid origin, accompanying the normal respiratory sounds. See Rhonchus

  2. Origin: [F. rle. Cf. Rail the bird.]

Anagrams of rale »

  1. lare

  2. real

  3. earl, Earl

  4. lear

  5. Earl


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