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decrepitate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decrepitate  \De*crep"i*tate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Decrepitated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Decrepitating}.]  [Cf.  F. 
  d['e]cr['e]piter.] 
  To  roast  or  calcine  so  as  to  cause  a  crackling  noise;  as  to 
  decrepitate  salt. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decrepitate  \De*crep"i*tate\,  v.  i. 
  To  crackle,  as  salt  in  roasting. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decrepitate 
  v  1:  undergo  decrepitation 
  2:  to  roast  or  calcine  so  as  to  cause  to  crackle  or  until 
  crackling  stops;  of  salts 




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