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noun as in rustle

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Crepitation, and in some cases fissures, may be easily detected.

Torpedoes are tied to their tails; fire-crackers surround them with circles of crepitation and flame.

True crepitation is recognizable by the characteristic vibration which is interpreted by tactile sense.

They are usually sub-periosteal and when the periosteum is left intact or nearly so, no crepitation is discernible.

However, unless undue swelling exists, the exact location of the crepitation is recognized without serious difficulty.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crepitation, such as: crackle, crinkling, friction, noise, patter, and ripple.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.