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precipitation in Geography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprecipitationpre‧cip‧i‧ta‧tion /prɪˌsɪpɪˈteɪʃən/ noun  1 [uncountable] technicalHEM rain, snow etc that falls on the ground, or the amount of rain, snow etc that falls2 [countable, uncountable] technicalHC a chemical process in which a solid substance is separated from a liquid3 [uncountable] formalHURRY the act of doing something too quickly in a way that is not sensible
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precipitationThe diameter of the circular precipitation line is measured arid compared to standards for quantitation.Bennet also did numerous experiments on the electrostatic precipitation of powders.Secondly, the persistence of a canopy enhances the interception of nutrients from precipitation.The most likely cause is a local reduction in precipitation.The upswing in precipitation, and the crypto-science that explained it, were exactly what was needed.In the last four days, we've had three inches of precipitation.Changes in wind appear to have been more important ecologically than changes in temperature or precipitation.Interference can be avoided by the precipitation of zinc sulphide and filtration.