decrepitation


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the crackling or breaking up of certain crystals when they are heated

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Despite the use of a careful step-heating procedure, the [T.sub.H] measurements were strongly limited by the decrepitation of many fluid inclusions (ca.
Nix, "Decrepitation model for capacity loss during cycling of alloys in rechargeable electrochemical systems," Ionics, vol.
It will be shown that this methodology is very effective for determining the main process responsible of their decrepitation.
La ferme de Geffosses, jadis lieu de divertissement, se trouve, elle aussi, dans un etat de deperissement et de decrepitation. Sa description, qui vient reaffirmer l'embarras financier de la famille, releve en meme temps d'une impression nostalgique:
Re-enchanted aging moves away from the idea of aging as a depressing and declining trajectory leading to individual incapacitation and decrepitation and the view that old people are a burden on society.
Because of the low abundance of fluid inclusions in the amethyst overgrowths, the amount of water obtained from the inclusions by thermal decrepitation was less than ideal.