Rale vs Rase - What's the difference?

rale | rase |


As nouns the difference between rale and rase

is that rale is rabble, riff-raff while rase is case.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

rale

English

(rales)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (medicine, now chiefly in plural) An abnormal clicking, rattling or crackling sound, made by one or both lungs and heard with a stethoscope, caused by the popping open of airways collapsed by fluid or exudate, or sometimes by pulmonary edema.
  • * 1840 , CM Billard, A Treatise on the Diseases of Infants , page 416:
  • Michael Colot, aged fifteen days, of a strong constitution, not having been sick from the time of birth, was, on the 22nd of November, taken with a violent cough, accompanied with a rale which could be heard without recourse to auscultation.
  • * 1861 , Austin Flint, American Medical Times , 7 Dec 1961:
  • If you were to tell a patient that he had a ‘rhonchus’ in his chest, he would imagine that it was something formidable, while, if you said that he had a ‘râle ’ he would not be alarmed.
  • * 1894 , (Arthur Conan Doyle), Round Red Lamp :
  • But after all the educated classes have a right to expect that their medical man will know the difference between a mitral murmur and a bronchitic rale .

    Synonyms

    * crackles

    Anagrams

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    See also

    * crackles, crepitations * bilateral; basal, basilar; bibasilar ----

    rase

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A scratching out, or erasure
  • A slight wound; a scratch
  • A way of measuring in which the commodity measured was made even with the top of the measuring vessel by rasing, or striking off, all that was above it
  • Verb

    (ras)
  • (obsolete) to rub along the surface of; to graze
  • * South
  • Was he not in the neighbourhood to death? and might not the bullet which rased his cheek have gone into his head?
  • * Beckford
  • Sometimes his feet rased the surface of water, and at others the skylight almost flattened his nose.
  • (obsolete) to rub or scratch out; to erase
  • * Fuller
  • Except we rase the faculty of memory, root and branch, out of our mind.
  • to level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to raze
  • * Chapman
  • Till Troy were by their brave hands rased , / They would not turn home.
  • to be leveled with the ground; to fall; to suffer overthrow
  • Anagrams

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