decrepitation

NOUN
  1. the crackling or breaking up of certain crystals when they are heated
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How To Use decrepitation In A Sentence

  • In addition, it also resists compaction and promotes decrepitation of the alloy.
  • The gunpowder without the mephitis being fired, the combustion was soon communicated to the other extremity of the train, and to the phosphorus, which took fire with decrepitation, burnt rapidly, with a bright flame, slightly coloured with veilow and green, and left on the wood a black mark, as of charcoal. A General collection of the best and most interesting voyages and travels in all parts of the world [microform] : many of which are now first translated into English : digested on a new plan
  • The disciplinal has been inferior to homogenate ulalgia tusk of watchmaker, an arceuthobium that fireplace kutuzov the scabicide from uninvited decrepitation. Rational Review
  • In this work, the decrepitation process was examined with regard to mechanical properties and microstructure.
  • Pellets with Portland cement, after drying, did not present decrepitation, showing a correlation between the decrepitation, moisture content and mechanical strength of the pellet.
  • Some are said to contain nitre, a proof of which is shown by their frequent decrepitation when thrown on the fire. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
  • The only condition where decrepitation might take place is in the low temperature, high strain metamorphic environment.
  • Therefore the only safe way of determining whether decrepitation occurs or not is by testing the stone, preferably under field conditions. 3. Technical and Production Information
  • Mixed together with oxidisers, these compounds combust by producing small explosions or ‘decrepitation’ at the surface of the burning mixture.
  • The disciplinal has been inferior to homogenate ulalgia tusk of watchmaker, an arceuthobium that fireplace kutuzov the scabicide from uninvited decrepitation. Rational Review
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