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precipitate en inglés

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uk /prɪˈsɪp.ɪ.teɪt/ us /prɪˈsɪp.ə.teɪt/

precipitate verb (CHEMISTRY)

[ I or T ] specialized chemistry 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.

precipitatenoun [ C or U ]

uk /prɪˈsɪp.ɪ.tət/ us /priːˈsɪp.ə.t̬ət/ specialized


uk /prɪˈsɪp.ɪ.tət/ us /priːˈsɪp.ə.t̬ət/ also precipitous formal

(Definición de precipitate del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

precipitate en inglés americano

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precipitateverb [ T ]

us /prɪˈsɪp·ɪˌteɪt/ fml

precipitate verb [ T ] (MAKE HAPPEN)

to make something happen suddenly or sooner than expected:

An invasion would certainly precipitate a war.
adjective us /prɪˈsɪp·ə·t̬ɪt/


We were alarmed by his precipitate actions.

precipitateverb [ I/T ]


precipitate verb [ I/T ] (SEPARATE)

chemistry to separate, or cause a substance to separate from a liquid as a solid

precipitatenoun [ C ]

/priˈsɪp·ə·t̬ɪt, -əˌteɪt/

precipitate noun [ C ] (SEPARATE)

chemistry a substance that separates from a liquid as a solid

(Definición de precipitate del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)