verb (used without object), crep·i·tat·ed, crep·i·tat·ing.
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Origin of crepitate
OTHER WORDS FROM crepitatecrep·i·tant, adjectivecrep·i·ta·tion, nounsub·crep·i·ta·tion, noun
Words nearby crepitate
Example sentences from the Web for crepitate
The sixpences do not "bang" in this country: they crepitate, they crackle, as though shot from a Maxim quick-firer.America To-day, Observations and Reflections|William Archer
The parenchyma in the darker places on section did not crepitate.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
The portions containing air are of a light brick-red colour, and crepitate under the finger.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|W. G. Aitchison Robertson
The ice-crystals merrily crepitate as they break up, when the bonds of frost are withdrawn.The Alps|Martin Conway