Crepitant



[krep-i-teyt] /ˈkrɛp ɪˌteɪt/

verb (used without object), crepitated, crepitating.
1.
to make a crackling sound; crackle.
/ˈkrɛpɪˌteɪt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to make a rattling or crackling sound; rattle or crackle

crepitant crep·i·tant (krěp’ĭ-tənt)
adj.
Relating to or characterized by crepitation.

crepitate crep·i·tate (krěp’ĭ-tāt’)
v. crep·i·tat·ed, crep·i·tat·ing, crep·i·tates
To make a crackling or popping sound; crackle.

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