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crepitation

crepitation
(n.) The act of crepitating or crackling.
(n.) 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.
(n.) A crepitant rale.

preparation

preparation
(n.) The act of preparing or fitting beforehand for a particular purpose, use, service, or condition; previous arrangement or adaptation; a making ready; as, the preparation of land for a crop of wheat; the preparation of troops for a campaign.
(n.) The state of being prepared or made ready; preparedness; readiness; fitness; as, a nation in good preparation for war.
(n.) That which makes ready, prepares the way, or introduces; a preparatory act or measure.
(n.) That which is prepared, made, or compounded by a certain process or for a particular purpose; a combination. Specifically: (a) Any medicinal substance fitted for use. (b) Anything treated for preservation or examination as a specimen. (c) Something prepared for use in cookery.
(n.) An army or fleet.
(n.) The holding over of a note from one chord into the next chord, where it forms a temporary discord, until resolved in the chord that follows; the anticipation of a discordant note in the preceding concord, so that the ear is prepared for the shock. See Suspension.
(n.) Accomplishment; qualification.

preposition

preposition
(n.) A word employed to connect a noun or a pronoun, in an adjectival or adverbial sense, with some other word; a particle used with a noun or pronoun (in English always in the objective case) to make a phrase limiting some other word; -- so called because usually placed before the word with which it is phrased; as, a bridge of iron; he comes from town; it is good for food; he escaped by running.
(n.) A proposition; an exposition; a discourse.

propagation

propagation
(n.) The act of propagating; continuance or multiplication of the kind by generation or successive production; as, the propagation of animals or plants.
(n.) The spreading abroad, or extension, of anything; diffusion; dissemination; as, the propagation of sound; the propagation of the gospel.

properation

properation
(n.) The act of hastening; haste.

propination

propination
(n.) The act of pledging, or drinking first, and then offering the cup to another.

proposition

proposition
(n.) The act of setting or placing before; the act of offering.
(n.) That which is proposed; that which is offered, as for consideration, acceptance, or adoption; a proposal; as, the enemy made propositions of peace; his proposition was not accepted.
(n.) A statement of religious doctrine; an article of faith; creed; as, the propositions of Wyclif and Huss.
(n.) A complete sentence, or part of a sentence consisting of a subject and predicate united by a copula; a thought expressed or propounded in language; a from of speech in which a predicate is affirmed or denied of a subject; as, snow is white.
(n.) A statement in terms of a truth to be demonstrated, or of an operation to be performed.
(n.) That which is offered or affirmed as the subject of the discourse; anything stated or affirmed for discussion or illustration.
(n.) The part of a poem in which the author states the subject or matter of it.

trepidation

trepidation
(n.) An involuntary trembling, sometimes an effect of paralysis, but usually caused by terror or fear; quaking; quivering.
(n.) Hence, a state of terror or alarm; fear; confusion; fright; as, the men were in great trepidation.
(n.) A libration of the starry sphere in the Ptolemaic system; a motion ascribed to the firmament, to account for certain small changes in the position of the ecliptic and of the stars.