verb (used without object), crep·i·tat·ed, crep·i·tat·ing.
Origin of crepitate
Examples from the Web for crepitate
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|William Archer
The parenchyma in the darker places on section did not crepitate.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth