Translation of "precipitation" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

precipitation

noun [ U ] uk /prɪˌsɪp.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /priːˌsɪp.əˈteɪ.ʃən/
RAIN

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

(尤指雨或雪的)降落;降水
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。
QUICK ACTION 行动

formal a way of behaving too quickly and without thinking

急躁,冲动
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。
IN CHEMISTRY 化学

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

沉淀物,析出物质
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)