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  Definition of precipitate
  1. a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering
  2. separate as a fine suspension of solid particles
  3. hurl or throw violently; "The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below"
  4. bring about abruptly; "The crisis precipitated by Russia''s revolution"
  5. fall vertically, sharply, or headlong; "Our economy precipitated into complete ruin"
  6. fall from clouds; "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"
  7. done with very great haste and without due deliberation; "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether
Similar Words: come down, fall, hasty, overhasty, precipitant, precipitous

 

Hyponyms: sludge, rain, rain down, spat, snow, hail, sleet

 

Grouped Verbs: fall

 

Entailments: condense, distill, distil

 

Derivational Morphology: precipitation, precipitant, precipitator, Cottrell precipitator, downfall

 

Anagrams: Peripatetic, peripatetic, participate

 

 
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