Noun(1) the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time(2) the process of forming a chemical precipitate(3) the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist(4) the act of casting down or falling headlong from a height(5) an unexpected acceleration or hastening(6) overly eager speed (and possible carelessness
(1) Rising motion and the associated low pressure favor precipitation and storm formation.(2) And then it struck me that English does in fact distinguish precipitation from the stuff after it hits the ground.(3) A potent threat to the environment of industrialized countries and their neighbors, acid rain occurs when precipitation picks up industrial chemicals as it falls to earth.(4) From one third to two-thirds of the precipitation falls as snow.(5) Rain is the precipitation of condensed water vapor caused when a warm front meets a cold front in the upper atmosphere.(6) Acid rain refers to any precipitation , rain or snow, that's more acid than ordinary rain or snow.(7) Weather forecast: precipitation in the morning, rain in the afternoon.(8) So much rain has fallen that precipitation deficits from last year's drought have been eliminated.(9) If you have ever driven through dense precipitation such as rain, snow, sleet, or through fog, then you know the potential danger, especially when your vehicle is not equipped to face such conditions.(10) Acidic proteins are known to trigger carbonate precipitation via matrix mediated processes in microbialites.(11) As air rises, it cools, and its humidity begins condensing into clouds and precipitation .(12) The region has cool temperatures and frequent precipitation , fog, heavy cloud cover, and strong winds.(13) The most common type of substitution reactions of compounds of metals is ion exchange accompanied by precipitation .(14) These clouds can also produce Virga, which is when precipitation falls but evaporates before it reaches the ground.(15) This forecast was based on the assumption that normal precipitation would fall through May 1.(16) In places where the warmer air extends to the ground, the precipitation will fall as rain.