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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Precipitant (0.01040 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: precipitant precipitant adj : 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 they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king” [syn: hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitous] n : an agent that causes a precipitate to form
English → English (gcide) Definition: Precipitant Precipitant \Pre*cip"i*tant\, a. [L. praecipitans, -antis, p. pr. of praecipitare: cf. F. pr['e]cipitant. See Precipitate.] 1. Falling or rushing headlong; rushing swiftly, violently, or recklessly; moving precipitately. [1913 Webster] They leave their little lives Above the clouds, precipitant to earth. --J. Philips. [1913 Webster] Should he return, that troop so blithe and bold, Precipitant in fear would wing their flight. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Unexpectedly or foolishly brought on or hastened; rashly hurried; hasty; sudden; reckless. --Jer. Taylor. “Precipitant rebellion.” --Eikon Basilike. [1913 Webster] Precipitant \Pre*cip"i*tant\, n. (Chem.) Any force or reagent which causes the formation of a precipitate. [1913 Webster]


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