Translation of "precipitation" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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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

(尤指雨或雪的)降落;降水
Hail and sleet are types of precipitation. 冰雹和凍雨都是降水形式。
The forecast is for dry, cloudy weather with no precipitation expected. 天氣預報是乾燥多雲,沒有降水。

precipitation noun [ U ] (QUICK ACTION)

formal a way of behaving too quickly and without thinking

急躁,衝動
The prime minister has been accused of acting with precipitation over the crisis. 總理被指責在處理危機問題上貿然行動。

precipitation noun [ U ] (IN CHEMISTRY)

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

沉澱物,析出物質
The compound is finally obtained by precipitation. 化合物最終是透過沉澱反應獲得的。

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