HyperDic: rattle

English > 5 senses of the word rattle:
VERBperceptionrattlemake short successive sounds
motionrattleshake and cause to make a rattling noise
NOUNeventrattle, rattling, ralea rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
artifactrattlea baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken
animalrattleloosely connected horny sections at the end of a rattlesnake's tail
rattle > pronunciation
Soundsrae'tahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > rattle: 5 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders).
Example"the death rattle"
Synonymsrattling, rale
Narrowercrepitation raleThe crackling sound heard on auscultation when patients with respiratory diseases inhale
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Catalanranera
Verbsrattlemake short successive sounds
English > rattle: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken.
Broaderplaything, toyAn artifact designed to be played with
Spanishsonaja, sonajero
Verbsrattleshake and cause to make a rattling noise
English > rattle: 5 senses > noun 3, animal
MeaningLoosely connected horny sections at the end of a rattlesnake's tail.
Part ofrattlesnake, rattlerpit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
BroadertailThe posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
English > rattle: 5 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake short successive sounds.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelCars rattle in the streets; The streets rattle with cars
Narrowercrepitate, cracklemake a crackling sound
rucklemake a hoarse, rattling sound
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
See alsorattle down, rattle offrecite volubly or extravagantly
rattle ontalk incessantly and tiresomely
Spanishgolpetear, matraquear, repiquetear
Catalanfer soroll amb la matraca, tritllejar, tustar
Nounsrattle, rattlinga rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
English > rattle: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningshake and cause to make a rattling noise.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broadershake, agitateMove or cause to move back and forth
Spanishgolpetear, repiquetear
Catalanfer soroll amb la matraca, tritllejar, tustar
Nounsrattlea baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken
rattlerpit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
rattlinga rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)

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