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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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But Precedent and Precipitate were, under all circumstances, the well-matched pair of battle-horses of this able Circumlocutionist.
"I am very sensible, madam, of the hardship to my fair cousins, and could say much on the subject, but that I am cautious of appearing forward and precipitate. But I can assure the young ladies that I come prepared to admire them.
The party, being without a head, were in complete confusion and dismay, and made a precipitate retreat, without attempting to recover the remains of their butchered leader.
Add to this that there are two young Englanders in the house, who hate all the Americans in a lump, making between them none of the distinctions and favourable comparisons which they insist upon, and you will, I think, hold me warranted in believing that, between precipitate decay and internecine enmities, the English-speaking family is destined to consume itself; and that with its decline the prospect of general pervasiveness, to which I alluded above, will brighten for the deep-lunged children of the Fatherland!
When switched on before cutting, Ultravision precipitates 99% of particles within 30 seconds.
This phenomenon controls the size and shape of the precipitates.
Precipitates initial priority is to complete a detailed geophysical gravity survey over much of the property to identify any potential large and dense sphalerite-galena mineral bodies within the host limestone rocks near, distal, or down dip from known mineral surface occurrences.
In the present paper, a detailed examination of the precipitation sequence in laser-welded NZ30K during aging treatment is investigated, and the effects of different shape of precipitates on tensile strength are discussed.
With the application of this discovery to sand biocementation as the in situ microinspired calcite precipitation technique (MCP technique for abbreviation), a solution of urease-productive bacteria and urea was mixed and calcium chloride was first injected in sand and then in bacteria-producing urease dehydrates urea, shown in (1) and 2), and consequently calcium carbonate precipitates and fills in the spacing of sand, shown in (3) and (4):
"The company's team is removing remaining oil precipitates that leaked to the Jiyyeh sea shore," said EPEs general director Fassilios Fancolis, who supervised the works that took place south of the Jiyyeh Marina resort.
In a general case, the Voronkov model assumes that the process of defect formation in dislocation-free silicon single crystals takes place in four stages: 1) the rapid recombination of intrinsic point defects in the vicinity of the solidification front; 2) the formation on the remaining intrinsic point defects in a narrow temperature range of 1423-1223 K of the vacancy micropores or interstitial dislocation loops; 3) formation of oxygen clusters in the temperature range 1223-1023 K; 4) growth of oxygen precipitates as a result of subsequent heat treatment.
with or without ferrous ions to form liquefied CCA-treated wood (b) adding water or an aqueous solution of an organic solvent to the liquefied CCA-treated wood with stirring to obtain an aqueous solution of liquefied CCA-treated wood (c) adding complexing or precipitating agents, such as phosphoric acid or calcium hydroxide to the aqueous solution of step (b) thereby precipitating insoluble heavy metal complexes or precipitates and forming a solution of detoxified CCA-treated wood (d) separating said heavy metal complexes or precipitates from the solution of detoxified liquefied CCA-treated wood and (e) isolating chromated copper arsenate from said heavy metal complex or precipitate.