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crepitate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crepitate  \Crep"i*tate\  (kr?p"?-t?t),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Crepitated}  (-t?`t?d);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Crepitating} 
  (-t?`t?ng).]  [L.  crepitatus  p.  p.  of  crepitare  to  crackle, 
  v.  intensive  of  crepare  to  crack.  Cf  {Crevice}.] 
  To  make  a  series  of  small  sharp,  rapidly  repeated  explosions 
  or  sounds,  as  salt  in  fire;  to  crackle;  to  snap. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crepitate 
  v  :  make  a  crackling  sound;  "My  Rice  Crispies  crackled  in  the 
  bowl"  [syn:  {crackle}] 




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