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Main Entry: 1pre·cip·i·tate
Pronunciation: pri-primarystresssip-schwa-secondarystresstamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -tat·ed; -tat·ing
1 a : to throw violently : HURL b : to fall headlong
2 : to bring about suddenly <an event that precipitated war>
3 a : to separate or cause to separate from solution or suspension b : to change from a vapor to a liquid or solid and fall as rain or snow
- pre·cip·i·ta·tor /-secondarystresstamacrt-schwar/ noun

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