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precipitation

 [pre-sip″ĭ-ta´shun]
the act or process of precipitating.
precipitation test precipitin test.

pre·cip·i·ta·tion

(prē-sip'i-tā'shŭn),
1. The process of formation of a solid previously held in solution or suspension in a liquid.
2. The phenomenon of clumping of proteins in serum produced by the addition of a specific precipitin.
[see precipitate]

precipitation

[-sip′itā′shən]
Etymology: L, praecipitare, to cast down
a process whereby solid particles are made to settle out of a solution so that they can be separated from other dissolved substances.

precipitation

Chemistry
The formation of a solid when crystals in a solution reach a point of complete saturation.
 
Haematology
Sedimentation, see there.
 
Immunology
Immunoprecipitation, see there.

pre·cip·i·ta·tion

(prĕ-sip'i-tā'shŭn)
1. The process of formation of a solid previously held in solution or suspension in a liquid.
2. The phenomenon of clumping of proteins in serum produced by the addition of a specific precipitin.
See also: precipitate

precipitation

the act or process of precipitating.

precipitation test
see precipitin reaction.
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Inflow into Viru mine started to increase in 2000, and in 2004 the situation was similar to that in Aidu opencast--the pumping increased about twice and the proportion of precipitation in mine water grew over three times.
This publication contains hourly precipitation amounts obtained from recording rain gages located at National Weather Service, Federal Aviation Administration, and cooperative observer stations.
According to Scanlon, the winds climbing a mountain do not have enough energy to reach the summit, causing one side to receive all the precipitation while the other of the mountain would not receive any precipitation.
The highest anomaly, respectively, is related to the case in November 2004 and February 1985, when the heavy precipitation of 53 mm is occurred, and the Pressure is 12mb and 9mb times less than the average.
The summation of data over time is a simple means of building up statistics of precipitation for different meteorological stations.
To highlight the differences between the periodic evolution of precipitation average values and the time evolution of the days with precipitation amounts of > 20 mm and 30 mm, data from the 1945-2010 period, being the most consistent, have been used, However, due consideration was given to the fact that meteorological stations are located in the most different geographical and physical conditions (Fig 1).
observed Precipitation of synoptic stations of Semnan province with each other also show that max.
The diurnal variability of precipitation is one of the pronounced climatic cycles.
The map covers more of the globe than any previous NASA precipitation data set and has repeat coverage every three hours, allowing scientists to see how rain and snow storms move around nearly the entire planet.
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The system gathers data from multiple satellites, including the GPM Core Observatory(2), which was launched on February 28, 2014, generating precipitation (rainfall and snowfall) data around the world and distributing it to organizations, including NASA, the Japan Meteorological Agency, the International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM), and the Infrastructure Development Institute (IDI).