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precipitate

verb [I or T] (CHEMISTRY)    /prɪˈsɪp.ɪ.teɪt/ specialized
If a liquid precipitates, substances in it become solid and separate from the liquid: Cooling the beaker helps precipitate the compound. If any organic salt is formed, it will precipitate (out) immediately.Physical and chemical processes
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