precipitate


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precipitate

Chem a precipitated solid in its suspended form or after settling or filtering

precipitate

[prə′sip·ə‚tāt]
(chemistry)
A substance separating, in solid particles, from a liquid as the result of a chemical or physical change;
To form a precipitate.
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The various type of interface between the matrix-the precipitate viz.
The purpose of this study was to ascertain the frequency of different factors which precipitate the hepatic encephalopathy, commonly in patients of liver cirrhosis who presented to the emergency department or medical wards at Military Hospital Rawalpindi.
Further growth melds the formations into a column with a narrow waist, which continues to thicken as the minerals precipitate from the water flowing over the surface.
The use of distance technologies is challenging the traditional structures of higher education institutions and it has been predicted that distance education technologies will precipitate changes in existing organizational models.
Two sticking points here: 1) gerund ducking out signals that Eisner wants for possession: Eisner's; 2) Dame Usage decrees that precipitous be used for physical characteristics ("a precipitous cliff") and precipitate for actions ("precipitate firings") or, as here, precipitate departure.
6) Oxalic acid reacts with tissue and blood calcium to precipitate as calcium oxalate.
7-12) Given these predisposing factors, rather small changes in medical status or environment may then precipitate a fall.