Definition of Decrepitations

1. Noun. (plural of decrepitation) ¹



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Definition of Decrepitations

1. decrepitation [n] - See also: decrepitation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decrepitations

decrementing
decrements
decreolization
decreolizations
decreolize
decreolized
decreolizes
decreolizing
decrepid
decrepit
decrepitate
decrepitated
decrepitates
decrepitating
decrepitation
decrepitations (current term)
decrepitaton
decrepitatons
decrepitly
decrepitness
decrepitude
decrepitudes
decrepity
decrescendi
decrescendo
decrescendoed
decrescendoing
decrescendos
decrescent
decrescents

Literary usage of Decrepitations

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1862)
"Though I am inclined to agree to a great extent with Mr. Marsh respecting the cause and effects of the sound being caused by a series of decrepitations ..."

2. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1862)
"Though I am inclined to agree to a great extent with Mr. Marsh respecting the cause and effects of the sound being caused by a series of decrepitations ..."

3. American Druggist (1888)
"AM. DR.J in order to dissipate any adhering moisture. Then add the potassium in small fragments. The combination takes place under slight decrepitations. ..."

4. Theoretical Chemistry from the Standpoint of Avogadro's Rule & Thermodynamics by Walther Nernst (1904)
"Thus consider the innumerable decompositions, char- rings, decrepitations, etc., of organic compounds on heating, or consider the combustibility of many ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"Some varieties of rock-salt possess the remarkable property of producing slight decrepitations by solution in water, from the evolution of a quantity of ..."

6. The Intellectual Observer (1863)
"... readily obtained in commerce) in contact with the flame, when a series of decrepitations occur, accompanied by bursts of the characteristic green light. ..."

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