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Definition 1: to roast or calcine so as to cause to crackle or until crackling stops - [verb of change]

Samples where decrepitate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • decrepitate salts

(decrepitate is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(decrepitate has a similar meaning as ...) undergo decrepitation and crackle

"The salt decrepitated"

Definition 2: undergo decrepitation and crackle - [verb of change]

Samples where decrepitate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The salt decrepitated

(decrepitate is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(decrepitate has a similar meaning as ...) to roast or calcine so as to cause to crackle or until crackling stops

"decrepitate salts"

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