Associations to the word «Precipitate»


PRECIPITATE, verb. (transitive) To make something happen suddenly and quickly; hasten.
PRECIPITATE, verb. (transitive) To throw an object or person from a great height.
PRECIPITATE, verb. (transitive) To send violently into a certain state or condition.
PRECIPITATE, verb. (intransitive) (chemistry) To come out of a liquid solution into solid form.
PRECIPITATE, verb. (transitive) (chemistry) To separate a substance out of a liquid solution into solid form.
PRECIPITATE, verb. (intransitive) (meteorology) To have water in the air fall to the ground, for example as rain, snow, sleet, or hail; be deposited as condensed droplets.
PRECIPITATE, verb. (transitive) To cause (water in the air) to condense or fall to the ground.
PRECIPITATE, noun. A product resulting from a process, event, or course of action.
PRECIPITATE, noun. (chemistry) A solid that exits the liquid phase of a solution.
PRECIPITATE, adjective. Headlong; falling steeply or vertically.
PRECIPITATE, adjective. Very steep; precipitous.
PRECIPITATE, adjective. With a hasty impulse; hurried; headstrong.
PRECIPITATE, adjective. Moving with excessive speed or haste.
PRECIPITATE, adjective. Performed very rapidly or abruptly.

Dictionary definition

PRECIPITATE, noun. A precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering.
PRECIPITATE, verb. Bring about abruptly; "The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution".
PRECIPITATE, verb. Separate as a fine suspension of solid particles.
PRECIPITATE, verb. Fall from clouds; "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum".
PRECIPITATE, verb. Fall vertically, sharply, or headlong; "Our economy precipitated into complete ruin".
PRECIPITATE, verb. Hurl or throw violently; "The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below".
PRECIPITATE, adjective. 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".

Wise words

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Florence Scovel Shinn