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precipitation British & World English

The action or process of precipitating a substance from a solution

acid precipitation British & World English

Chemistry precipitation of a salt from solution caused by the addition or presence of acid.

pre-precipitation British & World English

Attributive Designating phenomena occurring at or immediately before the onset of precipitation, especially (Metallurgy) those occurring in solid solution in alloys, as the separation of submicroscopic particles from which crystals later develop.

co-precipitation British & World English

The simultaneous precipitation of more than one compound from a solution

precipitation-hardened British & World English

Treated or hardened by precipitation hardening.

precipitation hardening British & World English

Hardening of an alloy by heat treatment that causes the precipitation from solid solution of crystals of a solute phase; a strengthening process utilizing this phenomenon.