- to make a crackling sound; crackle.
Origin of crepitate
Examples from the Web for crepitate
Historical Examples of crepitate
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 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
- (intr) to make a rattling or crackling sound; rattle or crackle
Word Origin for crepitate
- To make a crackling or popping sound; crackle.