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decrepitate (verb), decrepitates; decrepitated; decrepitating
1. To heat a substance; especially, a salt, until it crackles or stops crackling, or to be heated in this way.
2. To roast or to calcine (crystals or salts) until they emit a crackling sound or until the crackling stops.
3. To make a crackling sound when roasted.
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