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rale

also râle  (räl)
n.
An abnormal respiratory sound characterized by fine crackles.

[French râle, from râler, to make a rattling sound in the throat, from Old French racler, to scrape, rattle; see raclette.]
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rale

(rɑːl) or

râle

n
(Pathology) med an abnormal coarse crackling sound heard on auscultation of the chest, usually caused by the accumulation of fluid in the lungs
[C19: from French râle, from râler to breathe with a rattling sound; compare rail3]
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rale

(ræl, rɑl)

n.
an abnormal rattling sound made while breathing.
[1820–30; < French râle, derivative of râler to make a rattling sound; compare rail3]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rale - a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)rale - a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders); "the death rattle"
crepitation rale - the crackling sound heard on auscultation when patients with respiratory diseases inhale; associated with tuberculosis and pneumonia and congestive heart failure
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
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Translations

rale

n. estertor, sonido anormal originado en el pulmón que se percibe durante la auscultación;
coarse ______ áspero;
crackling ______ crujiente;
crepitant ______ crepitante;
dry ______ seco;
moist ______ húmedo.
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References in classic literature ?
Here was a faint, diffused radiancy, which they hailed like daylight; by that they pushed the horse to a good pace and began to rattle along merrily in the direction of the town.
"I told him the Hot Spot wasn't supposed to rattle. But he replied, 'They rattle if I sell 'em.' Anglers were taking Spots out of the box and rapping them on the counter at the store.
With that said, I prefer to rattle when deer are not close enough to see me but close enough to hear me.
When you step hard on the brakes, there's really no room for pads to rattle because they're pushed up hard against the rotor.
Noted whitetail biologist Mickey Hellickson confirmed in a Texas study that the best time to rattle is really a choice between quality and quantity.
And, Clay said, he thinks it will be difficult for the Arkansas State defense, or any other, to rattle Mariota.
The team delivered a paper at the Simulia Customer Conference in Barcelona in May 2011 to present the latest improvements in their methodology, applied to rattle in a car instrument panel and correlated with real-world testing.
"Then I begin to rattle. Since it is still the early season, bulls aren't always receptive to cow talk or lone bugles.
For all the frenetic activity going on above, including the array of tuned percussion, which must appeal to Rattle's own musical origins, there is a feeling of Hannibal trying to get the elephants over the Alps.