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ræl, rɑlrale

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rattle, rattling, ralenoun

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

    "the death rattle"


  1. ralenoun

    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.

    Etymology: From French râle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ralenoun

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

    Etymology: [F. rle. Cf. Rail the bird.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Râle

    räl, n. (path.) an abnormal sound heard on auscultation of the lungs. [Fr.,—râler, to rattle—Low Ger. ratelen, to rattle.]

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  1. lare

  2. real

  3. earl, Earl

  4. lear

  5. Earl

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rale in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rale in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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