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precipitant

 [pre-sip´ĭ-tant]
a substance that causes precipitation.

pre·cip·i·tant

(prē-sip'i-tănt),
Anything causing a precipitation from a solution.

precipitant

/pre·cip·i·tant/ (-sip´it-int) a substance that causes precipitation.

precipitant

[-sip′ətənt]
Etymology: L, praecipitare, to cast down
a substance that causes another substance to settle, separate, or deposit from a solution, such as a reagent that causes certain metals to precipitate.

pre·cip·i·tant

(prĕ-sip'i-tănt)
Anything causing a precipitation from a solution.

precipitant

a substance that causes precipitation.
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One is surprised as well that the new economic culture based on paper securities and credit, although treated as one of the "enabling contexts" of the eighteenth century discourse of identity, does not figure as prominently as it might as one of the precipitants of Wahrman's identity revolution.