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Is rale a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word rale is a Scrabble US word. The word rale is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

R1A1L1E1

Is rale a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word rale is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

R1A1L1E1

Is rale a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word rale is a Words With Friends word. The word rale is worth 5 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Rale

You can make 22 words from 'rale' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'rale'

ARLE 4EARL 4
LAER 4LARE 4
LEAR 4RALE 4
REAL 4 

3 letters words from 'rale'

ALE 3ARE 3
EAR 3ERA 3
LAR 3LEA 3

2 letters words from 'rale'

AE 2AL 2
AR 2EA 2
EL 2ER 2
LA 2RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of rale

rale arle rlae lrae alre lare rael arel real eral aerl earl rlea lrea rela erla lera elra aler laer aelr ealr lear elar

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Definitions and meaning of rale

rale

Etymology

From French râle (groan).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹɑːl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɹæl/

Noun

rale (plural rales)

  1. (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.
    • 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

See also

  • crackles, crepitations
  • bilateral; basal, basilar; bibasilar

Translations

Anagrams

  • Arel, Earl, Elar, Lare, Lear, Rael, Raël, Real, earl, lare, lear, real

Portuguese

Verb

rale

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of ralar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of ralar
  3. third-person singular imperative of ralar

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (French) a rattling sound from a diseased lung.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)