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1. precipitation

noun. ['prɪˌsɪpɪˈteɪʃən'] the act of casting down or falling headlong from a height.

Synonyms

  • fall

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • courtesy

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Words that Rhyme with Precipitation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce precipitation?

Pronounce precipitation as prɪˌsɪpɪˈteɪʃən.

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Example sentences of the word precipitation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Interaction between the hot, magmatic water and the cold ocean water cause precipitation of minerals.

2. precipitation

noun. ['prɪˌsɪpɪˈteɪʃən'] the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time.

Antonyms

  • delay

3. precipitation

noun. ['prɪˌsɪpɪˈteɪʃən'] the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist).

Synonyms

  • weather condition
  • rainfall
  • virga
  • diamond dust
  • snow mist
  • ice crystal
  • downfall
  • frost snow
  • hail
  • rain
  • atmospheric condition
  • ice needle
  • snow
  • conditions
  • sleet
  • frost mist
  • weather
  • poudrin
  • snowfall

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • linger
  • slow
  • fast

4. precipitation

noun. ['prɪˌsɪpɪˈteɪʃən'] the process of forming a chemical precipitate.

Synonyms

  • chemical process
  • chemical action

Antonyms

  • decelerate
  • movableness
  • looseness

5. precipitation

noun. ['prɪˌsɪpɪˈteɪʃən'] overly eager speed (and possible carelessness).

Synonyms

  • speed
  • hastiness
  • precipitousness
  • precipitance
  • haste
  • precipitancy
  • fastness
  • suddenness
  • precipitateness
  • hurry
  • hurriedness
  • swiftness

Antonyms

  • bad weather
  • success
  • strengthening
  • rise

6. precipitation

noun. ['prɪˌsɪpɪˈteɪʃən'] an unexpected acceleration or hastening.

Antonyms

  • saltwater
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