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precipitation

noun [U] uk   /prɪˌsɪp.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/  us   /priː-/

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. The forecast is for dry, cloudy weather with no precipitation expected.

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.

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.
Traducciones de “precipitation”
en chino (tradicionál) 雨, (尤指雨或雪的)降落, 降水…
en ruso осадки…
en chino (simplificado) 雨, (尤指雨或雪的)降落, 降水…
en polaco opad (atmosferyczny)…
(Definition of precipitation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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