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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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he wrote: "The greater part of mankind are naturally apt to be affirmative and dogmatical in their opinions; and while they see objects only on one side, and have no idea of any counterpoising argument, they throw themselves precipitately into the principles to which they are inclined; nor have they any indulgence for those who entertain opposite sentiments.
As a result, when capital inflows precipitately become capital outflows and money contracts ("sudden stops"), the required sudden balance between imports and exports occurs through recession that restricts the demand for imports.
Following the restructuring of national economies in the 1980s, those parts of the working class most associated with centre-left political parties have declined, often precipitately.
Others have written eloquently in this column about the way in which the industrial communities of Wales were precipitately destroyed but I believe that it was the view of Margaret Thatcher that we should be punished.
Sometimes the security people do act precipitately, through an excess of zeal.
In our province RWOPS (remunerative work outside the public service) was precipitately banned.
A moment after the placenta was removed, Susan became unresponsive, her blood pressure fell precipitately, and she went into cardiopulmonary arrest.
Developers and site owners Langtree, who had employed Mayfield to restore the Gardens, are confident they will find new contractors to conclude the work now abandoned so precipitately.
Ending all foreign aid could cause massive disruptions throughout the world, especially if it is done precipitately.
94-96, that Congress adjourned precipitately about this time, but actually it had adjourned on April 21" (II.
He replaces Bishop James Wingle who resigned precipitately in April stating he no longer had the stamina for the position.
For the word ahrtaka it is 'one who is stolen/carried off precipitately by force from another kingdom'.