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Verb: decrepitate  di'kre-pi,teyt
  1. Undergo decrepitation and crackle
    "The salt decrepitated"
  2. To roast or calcine so as to cause to crackle or until crackling stops
    "decrepitate salts"

Derived forms: decrepitated, decrepitates, decrepitating

Type of: alter, change, modify

Encyclopedia: Decrepitate