precipitant

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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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In this scene of reunion, the detail concerning Lydia's state of undress, while it serves to establish her precipitancy at this moment, is also voyeuristic and so briefly tinges the moment with a discernible eroticism, though it is an eroticism carefully limited by the fact of Lydia's relationship to Matthew and by the sentimentality that gives the scene its predominant tone.
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It is pretended, that I am retarding the cause of emancipation, by the coarseness of my invective, and the precipitancy of my measures.