precipitate

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1 precipitate /prɪˈsɪpəˌteɪt/ verb
precipitates; precipitated; precipitating
1 precipitate
/prɪˈsɪpəˌteɪt/
verb
precipitates; precipitated; precipitating
Learner's definition of PRECIPITATE
[+ object] formal : to cause (something) to happen quickly or suddenly
technical
[no object] : to become separated from a liquid especially by a chemical process
[+ object] : to cause (something solid) to become separated from a liquid especially by a chemical process

— precipitating

adjective
2 precipitate /prɪˈsɪpətət/ noun
plural precipitates
2 precipitate
/prɪˈsɪpətət/
noun
plural precipitates
Learner's definition of PRECIPITATE
[count] technical
: a solid substance that is separated from a liquid especially by a chemical process
3 precipitate /prɪˈsɪpətət/ adjective
3 precipitate
/prɪˈsɪpətət/
adjective
Learner's definition of PRECIPITATE
[more precipitate; most precipitate] formal
: happening very quickly or too quickly without enough thought or planning

— precipitately

adverb
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