Found 3 items, similar to Precipitate.
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n : a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after
settling or filtering
v 1: separate as a fine suspension of solid particles
2: bring about abruptly; “The crisis precipitated by Russia's
3: fall from clouds; “rain, snow and sleet were falling”
“Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on
[syn: come down
4: fall vertically, sharply, or headlong; “Our economy
precipitated into complete ruin”
5: hurl or throw violently; “The bridge broke and precipitated
the train into the river below”
adj : done with very great haste and without due deliberation;
“hasty marriage seldom proveth well”
“hasty makeshifts take the place of planning”
Geddes; “rejected what was regarded as an overhasty
plan for reconversion”
; “wondered whether they had been
rather precipitate in deposing the king”
English → English
, n. [NL. praecipitatum: cf. F.
An insoluble substance separated from a solution in a
concrete state by the action of some reagent added to the
solution, or of some force, such as heat or cold. The
precipitate may fall to the bottom (whence the name), may be
diffused through the solution, or may float at or near the
2. atmospheric moisture condensed as rain or snow, etc.; same
(Old. Chem), mercuric oxide (HgO
) a heavy
red crystalline powder obtained by heating mercuric
nitrate, or by heating mercury in the air. Prepared in the
latter manner, it was the precipitate per se
(a) A heavy white amorphous powder (NH2.HgCl
by adding ammonia to a solution of mercuric chloride
or corrosive sublimate; -- formerly called also
infusible white precipitate
, and now amido-mercuric chloride
(b) A white crystalline substance obtained by adding a
solution of corrosive sublimate to a solution of sal
ammoniac (ammonium chloride); -- formerly called also
fusible white precipitate
, a. [L. praecipitatus, p. p. of
praecipitare to precipitate, fr. praeceps headlong. See
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.”
3. Falling, flowing, or rushing, with steep descent;
Precipitate the furious torrent flows. --Prior.
4. Ending quickly in death; brief and fatal; as, a
precipitate case of disease. [Obs.] --Arbuthnot.
, 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
, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
; p. pr. & vb. n. Precipitating
1. To throw headlong; to cast down from a precipice or
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.