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    precipitation

    precipitation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word precipitation

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