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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.

pre·cip·i·tant

(prĕ-sip'i-tănt)
Anything causing a precipitation from a solution.
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The continuing accumulation of capital spurs the onset of a period of precipitancy which reveals the existence of a superabundance or over-accumulation of capital in relation to the size of the working population.
For in his Natural History, the Baron himself affirms that at sight of the Sperm Whale, all fish (sharks included) are "struck with the most lively terrors," and "often in the precipitancy of their flight dash themselves against the rocks with such violence as to cause instantaneous death" And however the general experiences in the fishery may amend such reports as these; yet in their full terribleness, even to the bloodthirsty item of Povelson, the superstitious belief in them is, in some vicissitudes of their vocation, revived in the minds of the hunters.
The structure of the base material, is formed from polyhedral ferrite granulate, to the limit of which also appear tertiary cementite precipitancy, evidenced by the halving of granulate limits (figure 1).
What marks the Fool is precipitancy, proneness to rash assent.
(56) Moreover, 'in passages expressive of excited feelings, he mixes up the sentences awkwardly, not distinguishing the full stops, and altering his words with so much precipitancy that it is difficult, if not impossible, closely to follow him'.
identifying with the precipitancy of the poetic mind itself, as it