De*crep"i*tate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decrepitated; p. pr. & vb. n. Decrepitating.] [Cf. F. d'ecr'epiter.]

To roast or calcine so as to cause a crackling noise; as, to decrepitate salt.


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De*crep"i*tate, v. i.

To crackle, as salt in roasting.


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