a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering
hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitant, precipitous(verb)
done with very great haste and without due deliberation
"hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"
bring about abruptly
"The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution"
separate as a fine suspension of solid particles
precipitate, come down, fall(verb)
fall from clouds
"rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"
fall vertically, sharply, or headlong
"Our economy precipitated into complete ruin"
hurl or throw violently
"The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below"
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throw or hurl headlong
(Chem.) precipitated substance
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How to use precipitate in a sentence?
The pace of consumption, waste and environmental change has so stretched the planet's capacity that our contemporary lifestyle, unsustainable as it is, can only precipitate catastrophes, such as those which even now periodically occur in different areas of the world, we need to reflect on our accountability before those who will have to endure the dire consequences.
The pace of consumption, waste and environmental change has so stretched the planet's capacity that our contemporary lifestyle, unsustainable as it is, can only precipitate catastrophes, such as those which even now periodically occur in different areas of the world ... we need to reflect on our accountability before those who will have to endure the dire consequences.
They are getting more realistic and that will precipitate more M&A.
If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.
Those who are guided by reason are generally successful in their plans; those who are rash and precipitate seldom enjoy the favour of the gods.
Translations for precipitate
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- niederschlagen, stürzen, hinabwerfen, beschleunigen, herabstürzen, vorantreiben, ausfällenGerman
- κατακρημνίζω, ίζημαGreek
- precipitar, condensar, tirar abajo, arrojarSpanish
- رسوب کردنPersian
- nopeuttaa, syöstä, kiihdyttää, paiskata, saostuma, kohtisuora, hätiköity, äkkijyrkkä, sataa, saos, saostaa, hätäinen, tulos, syöksyvä, jouduttaa, kiirehtiä, saostuaFinnish
- precipita, accelera, condensa, a se depune, grăbiRomanian
- çökelek, çökelti, tortuTurkish
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