Definition of decrepitation in English:

decrepitation

noun

technical
  • See decrepitate

    • ‘Pellets with Portland cement, after drying, did not present decrepitation, showing a correlation between the decrepitation, moisture content and mechanical strength of the pellet.’
    • ‘The only condition where decrepitation might take place is in the low temperature, high strain metamorphic environment.’
    • ‘In addition, it also resists compaction and promotes decrepitation of the alloy.’
    • ‘In this work, the decrepitation process was examined with regard to mechanical properties and microstructure.’
    • ‘Mixed together with oxidisers, these compounds combust by producing small explosions or ‘decrepitation’ at the surface of the burning mixture.’

Pronunciation

decrepitation

/dɪkrɛpɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/