Definitions and translations for "precipitation"

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1. Any or all of the forms of water particles, whether liquid or solid, that fall from the atmosphere (e.g., rain, hail, snow or sleet). It is a major class of hydrometeor, but it is distinguished from cloud, fog, dew, rime, frost, etc., in that it must fall. It is distinguished from cloud and virga in that it must reach the ground.
2. A hurried headlong fall.
3. A reaction that leads to the formation of a heavier solid in a lighter liquid; the precipitate so formed at the bottom of the container.
4. Unwise or rash rapidity; sudden haste.
Had acted with some precipitation and had probably started out upon a wild-goose chase -- Dorothy Sayers
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English - English - precipitation

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n. haste, rush, hurry; separation of a solid from a solution (Chemistry); condensed moisture that falls from the sky (i.e. rain, snow, hail, etc.)
n. precipitation, haste, dive; hurry, lunge

English - Spanish - precipitation

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s. precipitación, apremio, impulsividad, premura; sedimento, depósito

English - French - precipitation

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n. précipitation; séparation (de solide); condensation, précipitations atmosphériques

English - German - precipitation

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n. Sturz; Niederschlag; überstürzte Hast, Übereilung

English - Indonesian - precipitation

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n. timbulnya, tindakan tergesa-gesa, pencepatan, pengendapan, endapan, hujan

English - Italian - precipitation

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s. precipitazione, fretta; avventatezza; precipitato

English - Polish - precipitation

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n. strącenie się {chem.}, strąt {chem.}, osad, opad atmosferyczny, pochopność

English - Portuguese - precipitation

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s. precipitação; arrebatamento; precipício; submerso (chuva, granizo, etc)

English - Romanian - precipitation

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n. precipitare, cantitate de precipitaţii, grabă mare

English - Russian - precipitation

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с. низвержение, стремительность; ускорение, увеличение; осадок

English - Turkish - precipitation

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i. aşağı düşme, düşme, acelecilik, telaş, çökeltme, çökelme, yağış

English - Ukrainian - precipitation

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n. повалення, швидкий спуск, навальність, стрімкість, квапливість, прискорення, осаджування, опади

English - Dutch - precipitation

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zn. het overhaasten, onbezonnenheid; precipitaat, bezinksel; neerslag (meteo.)

English - Greek - precipitation

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ουσ. κατακρήμνιση, βιασύνη, καταστάλαγμα, βροχή, πτώση, μεγάλη βιά, υγροποίηση

English - Arabic - precipitation

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‏هطول، ترسب، تهور، تطويح، تعجيل، تسرع، ترسيب، سرعة عظيمة‏

English - Chinese - precipitation

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(名) 猛然落下; 急躁; 猛冲; 鲁莽

English - Chinese - precipitation

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(名) 猛然落下; 急躁; 猛衝; 魯莽

English - Hindi - precipitation

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n. अधःपतन, तेज़ी, शीघ्रता

English - Japanese - precipitation

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(名) 大慌て, 大急ぎ; 軽率; 落下; 降雨; 沈殿; 降下

English - Korean - precipitation

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명. 촉진, 서두름; 침전(화학); 방울져 떨어지기(비 또는 눈등)

English - Vietnamese - precipitation

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n. sự kết tủa, sự vội vàng, sự hấp tấp, sự khinh suất, sự thiếu suy nghĩ, sự lật đật, sự hối hả
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Synonyms for precipitation
1. condensation: rain, sleet, snow, shower, drizzle
2. rashness: impetuosity, recklessness, impulsiveness, carelessness, unrestrained, thoughtlessness