HyperDic: precipitant

English > 2 senses of the word precipitant:
NOUNsubstanceprecipitantan agent that causes a precipitate to form
ADJECTIVEallprecipitant, hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitousdone with very great haste and without due deliberation
English > precipitant: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdone with very great haste and without due deliberation.
Synonymshasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitous
BroaderhurriedMoving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste
Nounsprecipitance, precipitancythe quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
Verbsprecipitatebring about abruptly
English > precipitant: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn agent that causes a precipitate to form.
NarrowerdimethylglyoximeA compound used in analysis as a precipitant for palladium or nickel
BroaderagentA substance that exerts some force or effect
Verbsprecipitateseparate as a fine suspension of solid particles

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