Translation of "precipitation" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

See all translations

precipitationnoun [ U ]

uk /prɪˌsɪp.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /priːˌsɪp.əˈteɪ.ʃən/

precipitation noun [ U ] (RAIN)

specialized environment water that falls from the clouds towards the ground, especially as rain or snow

Hail and sleet are types of precipitation. 冰雹和冻雨都是降水形式。
The forecast is for dry, cloudy weather with no precipitation expected. 天气预报是干燥多云,没有降水。

precipitation noun [ U ] (QUICK ACTION)

formal a way of behaving too quickly and without thinking

The prime minister has been accused of acting with precipitation over the crisis. 总理被指责在处理危机问题上贸然行动。

precipitation noun [ U ] (IN CHEMISTRY)

specialized chemistry a chemical process in which a solid substance is produced from a liquid

The compound is finally obtained by precipitation. 最终通过沉淀反应获得化合物。

(Translation of “precipitation” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)