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Definitions of precipitation:

  • noun:   an unexpected acceleration or hastening
    Example: "He is responsible for the precipitation of his own demise"
  • noun:   the act of casting down or falling headlong from a height
  • noun:   the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
  • noun:   the process of forming a chemical precipitate
  • noun:   the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time
    Example: "The storm brought several inches of precipitation"
  • noun:   overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)

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