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Definition of Precipitate

Precipitate
Precipitate Pre*cip"i*tate, v. i. 1. To dash or fall headlong. [R.] So many fathom down precipitating. --Shak. 2. To hasten without preparation. [R.] 3. (Chem.) To separate from a solution as a precipitate. See Precipitate, n.
Precipitate
Precipitate Pre*cip"i*tate, a. [L. praecipitatus, p. p. of praecipitare to precipitate, fr. praeceps headlong. See Precipice.] 1. Overhasty; rash; as, the king was too precipitate in declaring war. --Clarendon. 2. Lacking due deliberation or care; hurried; said or done before the time; as, a precipitate measure. ``The rapidity of our too precipitate course.' --Landor. 3. Falling, flowing, or rushing, with steep descent; headlong. Precipitate the furious torrent flows. --Prior. 4. Ending quickly in death; brief and fatal; as, a precipitate case of disease. [Obs.] --Arbuthnot.
Precipitate
Precipitate Pre*cip"i*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Precipitated; p. pr. & vb. n. Precipitating.] 1. To throw headlong; to cast down from a precipice or height. She and her horse had been precipitated to the pebbled region of the river. --W. Irving. 2. To urge or press on with eager haste or violence; to cause to happen, or come to a crisis, suddenly or too soon; as, precipitate a journey, or a conflict. Back to his sight precipitates her steps. --Glover. If they be daring, it may precipitate their designs, and prove dangerous. --Bacon. 3. (Chem.) To separate from a solution, or other medium, in the form of a precipitate; as, water precipitates camphor when in solution with alcohol. The light vapor of the preceding evening had been precipitated by the cold. --W. Irving.

Meaning of Precipitate from wikipedia

- solid from a super-saturated solution. The solid formed is called the precipitate. In case of an inorganic chemical reaction leading to precipitation,...
- An electrostatic precipitator (ESP) is a filterless device that removes fine particles, such as dust and smoke, from a flowing gas using the force of an...
- Keratic precipitate (KP) is an inflammatory cellular deposit seen on corneal endothelium. Acute KPs are white and round in shape whereas old KPs are faded...
- up precipitate, precipitates, or précipitâtes in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Precipitate or precipitates, or variant, may refer to: Precipitate, the...
- Precipitated silica is an amorphous form of silica (silicon dioxide, SiO2); it is a white, powdery material. Precipitated silica is produced by precipitation...
- Precipitate delivery refers to childbirth after an unusually rapid labor (combined 1st stage and second stage duration in under two hours) and culminates...
- and certificates for metals. Two different heat treatments involving precipitates can alter the strength of a material: solution heat treating and precipitation...
- Precipitable water is the depth of water in a column of the atmosphere, if all the water in that column were precipitated as rain. As a depth, the precipitable...
- coprecipitation (CPT) or co-precipitation is the carrying down by a precipitate of substances normally soluble under the conditions emplo****. Analogously...
- announced that the EP had sold out. The band then self-published their Precipitate EP in 2001, and the strength of the previous two EPs led to the band...