precipitate

  • 1 Precipitate EP — EP Interpol …

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  • 2 Precipitate — Pre*cip i*tate, n. [NL. praecipitatum: cf. F. pr[ e]cipit[ e].] (Chem.) 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Precipitate — Pre*cip i*tate, a. [L. praecipitatus, p. p. of praecipitare to precipitate, fr. praeceps headlong. See {Precipice}.] 1. Overhasty; rash; as, the king was too precipitate in declaring war. Clarendon. [1913 Webster] 2. Lacking due deliberation or… …

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  • 4 precipitate — precipitate, precipitous 1. The two words overlap in meaning and were used interchangeably from the 17c to the 19c. Precipitous has a physical meaning ‘sheer like a precipice’: • There was a precipitous wooden stair to the ground floor A. Craig,… …

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  • 5 Precipitate — Pre*cip i*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Precipitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Precipitating}.] 1. To throw headlong; to cast down from a precipice or height. [1913 Webster] She and her horse had been precipitated to the pebbled region of the river. W.… …

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  • 6 precipitate — adj Precipitate, headlong, abrupt, impetuous, hasty, sudden as applied to persons or their acts or be havior denote characterized by excessive haste and unexpectedness. Precipitate especially stresses lack of due deliberation; sometimes it… …

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  • 7 Precipitate — Pre*cip i*tate, v. i. 1. To dash or fall headlong. [R.] [1913 Webster] So many fathom down precipitating. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To hasten without preparation. [R.] [1913 Webster] 3. (Chem.) To separate from a solution as a precipitate. See… …

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  • 8 precipitate — [v] hurry, speed accelerate, advance, bring on, cast, discharge, dispatch, expedite, fling, further, hasten, hurl, launch, let fly, press, push forward, quicken, send forth, speed up, throw, trigger; concepts 152,242,704 Ant. check, slow, wait… …

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  • 9 precipitate — [prē sip′ə tāt΄, prisip′ə tāt΄; ] for adj. [ & ] n. [, prē sip′ə tit, pri sip′ətit, prē sip′ ə tāt΄, pri sip′ətāt΄] vt. precipitated, precipitating [< L praecipitatus, pp. of praecipitare < praeceps: see PRECIPICE] 1. to throw headlong;… …

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  • 10 precipitate# — precipitate vb *speed, accelerate, quicken, hasten, hurry Analogous words: drive, impel (see MOVE vb): *force, compel, coerce, constrain precipitate n *deposit, sediment, dregs, lees, grounds …

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  • 11 precipitate — I adjective abrupt, breakneck, foolhardy, harebrained, hasty, headlong, headstrong, heady, hellbent, hot headed, hurried, immediate, impetuous, imprudent, impulsive, inconsultus, indiscreet, injudicious, madcap, overconfident, overly hasty,… …

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  • 12 precipitate — (v.) to hurl or fling down, 1520s, from L.L. praecipitare to throw or dive headlong, from praeceps (see PRECIPITATION (Cf. precipitation)). Meaning to cause to happen is recorded from 1620s. Chemical sense is from 1640s; meteorological sense… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 precipitate — ► VERB 1) cause (something bad) to happen unexpectedly or prematurely. 2) cause to move suddenly and with force. 3) Chemistry cause (a substance) to be deposited in solid form from a solution. 4) cause (moisture or dust) to be deposited from the… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 precipitate — precipitately, adv. precipitateness, n. precipitative, adj. precipitator, n. v. /pri sip i tayt /; adj., n. /pri sip i tit, tayt /, v., precipitated, precipitating, adj., n. v.t. 1. to hasten the occurrence of; bri …

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  • 15 Precipitate EP — Infobox Album | Name = Precipitate Type = EP Artist = Interpol Released = January 2001 Recorded = 1999 2000 Genre = Indie Length = 21:14 Label = Private Release Producer = Interpol Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|3|5… …

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  • 16 precipitate — verb (precipitated, precipitating) –verb (t) /prəˈsɪpəteɪt / (say pruh sipuhtayt) 1. to hasten the occurrence of; bring about in haste or suddenly: to precipitate a quarrel. 2. Chemistry to separate (a substance) in solid form from a solution, as …

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  • 17 precipitate — pre|cip|i|tate1 [prıˈsıpıteıt] v [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of praecipitare, from praeceps; PRECIPICE] 1.) [T] formal to make something serious happen suddenly or more quickly than was expected = ↑hasten ▪ The riot was… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 precipitate — I UK [prɪˈsɪpɪteɪt] / US [prɪˈsɪpɪtət] verb Word forms precipitate : present tense I/you/we/they precipitate he/she/it precipitates present participle precipitating past tense precipitated past participle precipitated 1) [intransitive/transitive] …

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  • 19 precipitate — pre•cip•i•tate v. [[t]prɪˈsɪp ɪˌteɪt[/t]] adj., n. [[t] tɪt, ˌteɪt[/t]] v. tat•ed, tat•ing, adj. n. 1) to hasten the occurrence of; bring about prematurely or suddenly: to precipitate a crisis[/ex] 2) to fling or hurl down 3) to cast violently or …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 precipitate — I. verb ( tated; tating) Etymology: Latin praecipitatus, past participle of praecipitare, from praecipit , praeceps Date: 1528 transitive verb 1. a. to throw violently ; hurl < the quandaries into which the releas …

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