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  Definition of precipitation
  1. overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"
  2. an unexpected acceleration or hastening; "he is responsible for the precipitation of his own demise"
  3. the act of casting down or falling headlong from a height
  4. the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
  5. the process of forming a chemical precipitate
  6. the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time; "the storm brought several inches of precipitation"
Similar Words: haste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, downfall

 

Hyponyms: abruptness, precipitateness, precipitance, precipitancy, suddenness, fine spray, hail, rain, rainfall, sleet, snow, snowfall, virga

 

Derivational Morphology: rush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinate, precipitate, come down, fall

 

Anagrams: reciprocation, contraception, concert piano, pair creation

 

 
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