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precipitation

Pronunciation: /prɪˌsɪpəˈteɪʃən; prɪˌsɪpɪˈteɪʃən/

Translation of precipitation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 [Meteorol] precipitaciones (feminine plural) there's very little precipitation in the Sahara las precipitaciones son escasas en el Sahara
    Example sentences
    • In places where the warmer air extends to the ground, the precipitation will fall as rain.
    • Acid rain refers to any precipitation, rain or snow, that's more acid than ordinary rain or snow.
    • The end of August could lead to earlier nights and the odd spell of seasonal weather mixed in with unusual conditions, with precipitation likely where rain falls.
    1.2 [Chemistry/Química] precipitación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Acidic proteins are known to trigger carbonate precipitation via matrix mediated processes in microbialites.
    • Cell debris was removed by centrifugation, and the supernatant was fractionated by ammonium sulfate precipitation.
    • The most common type of substitution reactions of compounds of metals is ion exchange accompanied by precipitation.
    1.3 (haste) [formal] precipitación (feminine)

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