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precipitate

 [pre-sip´ĭ-tāt]
1. to cause settling in solid particles of a substance in solution.
2. a deposit of solid particles settled out of a solution.
3. to cause an event or occurrence.
4. (pre-sip´i-tat) occurring with undue rapidity, as precipitate labor.

pre·cip·i·tate

(prē-sip'i-tāt),
1. To cause a substance in solution to separate out as a solid.
2. A solid separated out from a solution or suspension; a floc or clump, such as that resulting from the mixture of a specific antigen and its antibody.
3. Accumulation of inflammatory cells on the corneal endothelium in uveitis (keratic precipitates).
[L. praecipito, pp. -atus, to cast headlong]

precipitate

/pre·cip·i·tate/ (-sip´ĭ-tāt)
1. to cause settling in solid particles of substance in solution.
2. a deposit of solid particles settled out of a solution.
3. occurring with undue rapidity.

precipitate

[prəsip′itāt, -it]
Etymology: L, praecipitare, to cast down
1 v, to cause a substance to separate or settle out of solution.
2 n, a substance that has separated from or settled out of a solution.
3 adj, occurring hastily or unexpectedly.

pre·cip·i·tate

(prĕ-sipi-tāt, -tăt)
1. To cause a substance in solution to separate as a solid.
2. A solid separated out from a solution or suspension; a floc or clump, such as that resulting from the mixture of a specific antigen and its antibody.
3. Accumulation of inflammatory cells on the corneal endothelium in uveitis (keratic precipitates).
[L. praecipito, pp. -atus, to cast headlong]

precipitate

solid separated from solution/suspension

pre·cip·i·tate

(prĕ-sipi-tāt, -tăt)
1. To cause a substance in solution to separate out as a solid.
2. A solid separated out from a solution or suspension; a floc or clump, such as that resulting from mixture of a specific antigen and its antibody.
[L. praecipito, pp. -atus, to cast headlong]

precipitate (prēsip´itāt),

n an insoluble solid substance that forms from chemical reactions between solutions.

precipitate

1. to cause settling of a soluble substance in solution.
2. a deposit of solid particles settled out of a solution.
3. occurring with undue rapidity, as precipitate labor.
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Calcium precipitates with oxalate in three crystal morphologies that differ in the number of water molecules included in the crystal.
The concentration of oxide precipitates remained approximately constant throughout the sputtering event.
Although mining has been suspended at the Tuina copper operation, the production of copper precipitates continues as the copper ore, currently present on the heap leach pads, is leached.
Such materials include metastable or unstable phases, products of low temperature phase transitions, fine precipitates, nanosize particles etc.
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The ceramic only precipitates on the unmasked parts," Mitchell says.
As temperatures increase, the material decomposes and precipitates metallic iron.
Observing that the normally blue lake turned reddish brown, the team concludes that iron hydroxide precipitates at the surface caused the color change.
Hydrogen precipitation consists of: the diffusion of hydrogen atoms within the liquid pool; the formation of subcritical nuclei as a function of time and cooling; the random emergence of stable precipitates exceeding the critical size required for sustained growth; and continued growth of the precipitated phase as long as hydrogen atoms are free to diffuse to the melt/bubble interface.
Equilibrium exists when the solidification rate is slow enough so that the carbon in solution precipitates out in the form of Type A graphite.