Definition of Precipitating

1. Adjective. Bringing on suddenly or abruptly. "The completion of the railroad was the precipitating cause in the extinction of waterborne commerce"

Similar to: Causative



Definition of Precipitating

1. Verb. (present participle of precipitate) ¹

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Definition of Precipitating

1. precipitate [v] - See also: precipitate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Precipitating

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Literary usage of Precipitating

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1. Globalisation and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by OECD. (1997)
"FACTORS precipitating INTERNATIONALISATION OF SMEs Overview Why does an SME take the first step to internationalise its activities? ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"By precipitating a solution of ... is obtained as a white sparingly soluble powder by precipitating aqueous arsenic acid with baryta water, or better, ..."

3. The Lixiviation of Silver-ores with Hyposulpite Solutions: With Special by Carl August Stetefeldt (1888)
"Copper, being present as a cuprous salt, is precipitated as Cu,S. In order to obtain the precipitating-coefficients for lead and copper, the value for ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1877)
"To standardize this solution, place in a precipitating gloss 10 cc of a solution of tannin containing 0.1 gramme per cent., add 2 cc of an alkaline ..."

5. Sewage Disposal in the United States by George W. Rafter, Moses Nelson Baker (1893)
"VIEW OP CENTRAL CHANNEL, WORCESTER precipitating TANKS. On July 8,1889, the City Council ... The general plan of the precipitating works is shown by Fig. ..."

6. Standard methods of chemical analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1917)
"Determination of Molybdenum as the Oxide, MoO3 Determination by precipitating with Mercurous Nitrate Especially applicable where fusion with an alkali ..."

7. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"... of barium remains in solution ; and by carefully precipitating the barium with an exactly sufficient quantity of sulphuric acid, a solution of ..."

8. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"... held aloof from precipitating those effects, which they, nevertheless, distinctly anticipated from this teaching. " We the old Tractarians," wrote Dr. ..."

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