Decrepitation

What is Decrepitation?

Decrepitation definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object), deA.crepA.iA.tatA.ed, deA.crepA.iA.tatA.ing.
to roast or calcine (salt, minerals, etc.) so as to cause crackling or until crackling ceases.

verb (used without object), deA.crepA.iA.tatA.ed, deA.crepA.iA.tatA.ing.
to break up when exposed to heat.

 

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