continuous precipitation

continuous precipitation

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs prə‚sip·ə′tā·shən]
(metallurgy)
Precipitation that is characteristic of certain alloys, from a supersaturated solid solution, involving a gradual change of the lattice parameter of the matrix with aging time.
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In continuous precipitation, as in the most widely studied Al-Cu alloys, the precipitate appears simultaneously throughout the matrix crystal, although its rate may show marked variations from one region to another.
The pollination period in 2011 summer maize growing season was between August 14 and 21, continuous precipitation appeared at the later pollination period, which led to the loss of vitality of some male cob pollen and affected pollination, then bald tip of grain appeared.
The continuous precipitation is an important factor of water resources in Salalah Plain, which contains most of the irrigated crops in the governorate.
In Kay-ythane district, a retaining wall collapsed due to continuous precipitation.
These deep depressions produce not only widespread and continuous precipitation, but also strong gusty winds over a large area.
Rodriguez-Clemente, Continuous precipitation of hydroxyapatite from Ca/citrate/phosphate solutions using microwave heating, Crystal Res.
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