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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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This area received the full precipitative effects of moist air coming off the Pacific, and was much wetter than sites in the rain shadow--Wusi and Wunarohaehare.
This supports the proposition that change in an inefficient contracting provision may sometimes come slowly and only in the wake of a precipitative event that provides a compelling reason for change.
The emergence of ESDP will reinforce this development, despite Menon's verdict that ESDP is the result of "[i]11 judged and insensitive leadership wielded on one side of the Atlantic (spawning) an ill-thought out, precipitative initiative on the other.
I'm asking for residents' understanding and I am very concerned that we have been precipitative in our actions and this will be rectified.