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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: precipitant(0.01092 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to precipitant.
English → English (WordNet)
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)
Precipitant \Pre*cip"i*tant\, a. [L. praecipitans, -antis, p.
pr. of praecipitare: cf. F. pr['e]cipitant. See
1. Falling or rushing headlong; rushing swiftly, violently,
or recklessly; moving precipitately.
They leave their little lives
Above the clouds, precipitant to earth. --J.
Should he return, that troop so blithe and bold,
Precipitant in fear would wing their flight. --Pope.
2. Unexpectedly or foolishly brought on or hastened; rashly
hurried; hasty; sudden; reckless. --Jer. Taylor.
“Precipitant rebellion.” --Eikon Basilike.
Precipitant \Pre*cip"i*tant\, n. (Chem.)
Any force or reagent which causes the formation of a