precipitation

(Learning Modules / Geography / Weather forecasting) Any weather related materials that 'fall out the sky' - normally rain but can include snow, hail, sleet.

precipitation

the production of a separate liquid phase from a mixture of gases (e.g., rain), or of a separate solid phase from a liquid solution, as in the precipitation of calcite cement from water in the interstices of rock.

Precipitation

A reaction between antibody and soluble antigen resulting in a visible mass of antibody-antigen complexes.

precipitation

Type: Term Pronunciation: prē-sip′i-tā′shŭn Definitions: 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.
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Precipitation

Removal of hazardous solids from liquid waste to permit safe disposal; removal of particles from airborne emissions as in rain (e.g. acid precipitation).
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precipitation

Any or all forms of liquid or solid water particles that fall from the atmosphere and reach the Earth's surface. It includes drizzle, rain, snow, snow pellets, snow grains, ice crystals, ice pellets, and hail. The ratio of precipitation to evaporation is the most important factor in the distribution of vegetation zones. Precipitation is also define...
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Precipitation

Moisture that is released from the atmosphere as rain, drizzle, hail, sleet or snow, as well as dew and fog.
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precipitation

[n] - the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time 2. [n] - the process of forming a chemical precipitate 3. [n] - the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist) 4. [n] - the act of casting down or falling headlong from a height 5. [n] - an une...
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precipitation

Precipitation is the conversion of a dissolved substance into insoluble form by chemical or physical means.
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Precipitation

Swimming pool chemistry: To precipitate is to come out of solution; become insoluble by result of chemical action. Material forced out of solution, purposefully or accidentally, will then settle, stain or scale, or remain suspended in the water.
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Precipitation

A general meteorological term for the forms in which water may fall after condensation from the atmosphere. Precipitation may take the form of rain, drizzle, snow or sleet.
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Precipitation

Pre·cip`i·ta'tion noun [ Latin praecipitatio : confer French précipitation .] 1. The act of precipitating, or the state of being precipitated, or thrown headlong. « In peril of precipitation From off rock Tarpeian.» Shak. 2. A falling, flow...
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Precipitation

Pre·cip`i·ta'tion noun (Meteor.) A deposit on the earth of hail, mist, rain, sleet, or snow; also, the quantity of water deposited. » Deposits of dew, fog, and frost are not regarded by the United States Weather Bureau as precipitation . Sleet and snow are melted, and the record of ...
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precipitation

The act or process of precipitating. ... Origin: L. Praecipitatio ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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precipitation

noun an unexpected acceleration or hastening; `he is responsible for the precipitation of his own demise`
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precipitation

noun the act of casting down or falling headlong from a height
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precipitation

downfall noun the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
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precipitation

noun the process of forming a chemical precipitate
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precipitation

noun the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time; `the storm brought several inches of precipitation`
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precipitation

(pre-sip″ĭ-ta´shәn) the act or process of precipitating.
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Precipitation

• (n.) A deposit on the earth of hail, mist, rain, sleet, or snow; also, the quantity of water deposited. • (n.) The act or process of precipitating from a solution. • (n.) Great hurry; rash, tumultuous haste; impetuosity. • (n.) A falling, flowing, or rushing downward with violence and rapidity. • (n.) The act of precipita...
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precipitation

all liquid and solid water particles that fall from clouds and reach the ground. These particles include drizzle, rain, snow, snow pellets, ice ... [42 related articles]
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precipitation

(L. praecipitatio) the act or process of precipitating.
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precipitation

precipitation 1. The act of precipitating; the state of being precipitated. 2. A casting down or falling headlong. 3. A hastening or hurrying in movement, procedure, or action. 4. Sudden haste. 5. Unwise or rash rapidity. 6. In meteorology: falling products of condensation in the atmosphere; such as, rain, snow, or hail. 7. The amount of rain, sn...
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Precipitation

[disambiguation] Precipitation is a meteorological phenomenon consisting of rain, sleet, hail, snow, or other forms of water falling from the sky. Precipitation may also refer to: ...
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