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precipitation

noun [U]  /prɪˌsɪp·ɪˈteɪ·ʃən/ us  

precipitation noun [U] (WEATHER)

water that falls from the clouds toward the ground, esp. as rain or snow

precipitation noun [U] (CHEMISTRY)

chemistry the chemical process that causes a substance to precipitate
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