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Precipitation

Pre`cip`i`ta´tion
n.1.The act of precipitating, or the state of being precipitated, or thrown headlong.
In peril of precipitation
From off rock Tarpeian.
- Shak.
2.A falling, flowing, or rushing downward with violence and rapidity.
The hurry, precipitation, and rapid motion of the water, returning . . . towards the sea.
- Woodward.
3.Great hurry; rash, tumultuous haste; impetuosity.
4.(Chem.) The act or process of precipitating from a solution.
5.(Meteorology) A deposit on the earth of hail, mist, rain, sleet, or snow; also, the quantity of water deposited.
Noun1.Precipitationprecipitation - the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time; "the storm brought several inches of precipitation"
2.precipitation - the process of forming a chemical precipitate
3.precipitation - the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
Synonyms: downfall
4.precipitation - the act of casting down or falling headlong from a height
5.precipitation - an unexpected acceleration or hastening; "he is responsible for the precipitation of his own demise"
6.precipitation - overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"
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