précipitation

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pʁe.si.pi.ta.sjɔ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

précipitation f (plural précipitations)

  1. precipitation, unwise or rash rapidity; sudden haste.
  2. (countable, chemistry) precipitation, a reaction that leads to the formation of a heavier solid in a lighter liquid; the precipitate so formed at the bottom of the container.
  3. (meteorology) precipitation (any or all of the forms of water particles, whether liquid or solid, that fall from the atmosphere (e.g., rain, hail, snow or sleet))

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