- præcipitate (obsolete)
- (transitive) To make something happen suddenly and quickly; hasten.
- (transitive) To throw an object or person from a great height.
- (transitive) To send violently into a certain state or condition.
- (intransitive, chemistry) To come out of a liquid solution into solid form.
- Adding the acid will cause the salt to precipitate.
- (transitive, chemistry) To separate a substance out of a liquid solution into solid form.
- (intransitive, meteorology) To have water in the air fall to the ground, for example as rain, snow, sleet, or hail; be deposited as condensed droplets.
- It will precipitate tomorrow, but we don't know whether as rain or snow.
make something happen suddenly and quickly; hasten
To throw an object or person from a great height
To come out of a liquid solution into solid form
To separate out of a liquid solution into solid form
From Latin praecipitatum
precipitate (plural precipitates)
- A product resulting from a process, event, or course of action.
- (chemistry) A solid that exits the liquid phase of a solution.
chemistry: solid that exits the liquid phase of a solution
From Latin praecipitatus
- headlong; falling steeply or vertically.
- Very steep; precipitous.
- With a hasty impulse; hurried; headstrong.
- Moving with excessive speed or haste.
- Performed very rapidly or abruptly.
With a hasty impulse; hurried; headstrong
Performed very rapidly or abruptly
- precipitate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- precipitate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- precipitate at OneLook Dictionary Search
precipitate f pl
- feminine plural of precipitato