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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the sharp sound of snapping noises;
[syn: crackle, crackling, crepitation]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crepitation \Crep`i*ta"tion\ (kr?p`?-t?"sh?n), n. [Cf. F. cr['e]pitation.] 1. The act of crepitating or crackling. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) (a) A grating or crackling sensation or sound, as that produced by rubbing two fragments of a broken bone together, or by pressing upon cellular tissue containing air. (b) A crepitant r[^a]le. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

crepitation n 1: the sharp sound of snapping noises [syn: crackle, crackling, crepitation]