HyperDic: precipitate

English > 7 senses of the word precipitate:
VERBcreationprecipitatebring about abruptly
changeprecipitateseparate as a fine suspension of solid particles
weatherprecipitate, come down, fallfall from clouds
motionprecipitatefall vertically, sharply, or headlong
contactprecipitatehurl or throw violently
NOUNsubstanceprecipitatea precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering
ADJECTIVEallprecipitate, hasty, overhasty, precipitant, precipitousdone with very great haste and without due deliberation
precipitate > pronunciation
Soundsprihsih'pihtey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > precipitate: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdone with very great haste and without due deliberation.
Example "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"
Synonymshasty, overhasty, precipitant, precipitous
BroaderhurriedMoving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste
Spanishprecipitado
Nounsprecipitatenessthe quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
Adverbsprecipitatelyat breakneck speed
English > precipitate: 7 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering.
NarrowersludgeThe precipitate produced by sewage treatment
BroadersolidMatter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
Spanishprecipitado
Catalanprecipitat
Verbsprecipitateseparate as a fine suspension of solid particles
English > precipitate: 7 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningbring about abruptly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution"
Broadereffect, effectuate, set upproduce
Spanishprecipitar
Catalanprecipitar
Adjectivesprecipitantdone with very great haste and without due deliberation
Nounsprecipitationan unexpected acceleration or hastening
English > precipitate: 7 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningseparate as a fine suspension of solid particles.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Spanishprecipitar
Catalanprecipitar
Nounsprecipitantan agent that causes a precipitate to form
precipitatea precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering
precipitationthe process of forming a chemical precipitate
precipitatorremoves dust particles from gases by electrostatic precipitation
English > precipitate: 7 senses > verb 3, weather
Meaningfall from clouds.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"
Synonymscome down, fall
Entailscondense, distill, distilUndergo condensation
Narrowerhailprecipitate as small ice particles
rain, rain downprecipitate as rain
sleetprecipitate as a mixture of rain and snow
snowfall as snow
spatcome down like raindrops
Similar tofalldescend in free fall under the influence of gravity
Spanishbajar, caer, precipitar
Catalancaure
Nounsprecipitationthe falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
precipitationthe quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time
English > precipitate: 7 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningfall vertically, sharply, or headlong.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"Our economy precipitated into complete ruin"
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Spanishprecipitarse
Nounsprecipitationthe act of casting down or falling headlong from a height
English > precipitate: 7 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaninghurl or throw violently.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below"
Broaderhurl, hurtle, castThrow forcefully
Spanishabalanzar
Nounsprecipitationan unexpected acceleration or hastening
precipitationthe act of casting down or falling headlong from a height

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