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[pri-sip-i-tuh-buh l] /prɪˈsɪp ɪ tə bəl/
adjective, Chemistry
capable of being precipitated.
Origin of precipitable
1660-70; precipit(ate) + -able Unabridged
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Examples from the web for precipitable
  • precipitable water is a forecast of how much water vapor there is in the atmosphere.
  • Statistical retrievals of precipitable water vapor, liquid water path, temperature and humidity profiles are available.
  • The image below on the right is the percent of normal precipitable water.
  • precipitable water values were obtained from radiosonde data for one or more years.
precipitable in Medicine

precipitable pre·cip·i·ta·ble (prĭ-sĭp'ĭ-tə-bəl)
Capable of being precipitated.

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