The decision is though to have been precipitated by the Queen's recent hospitilisation with symptoms of gastrointerits.
Was this supposed to be the night that the others dinged Newt Gingrich, took him down a peg, precipitated his downfall?
Joey Pustejovsky was one of 10 first responders to die trying to put out the fire that precipitated the blast.
The "crisis" of course was Hughes's affair with Assia Wevill, but it also precipitated her best work.
Our public fascination with buttholes has also precipitated a whole new genre of celebrity rumors.
The incidents take place in England and are connected with a series of events that precipitated the present war.
Let not your Clarissa be precipitated into a state she wishes not to enter into with any man!
We precipitated ourselves upon him without warning, and immediately involved him in a mesh of mystery.
This precipitated a vigorous discussion which extended into the next day.
If sulfurous acid is present, it will be oxidized to sulfuric acid and precipitated as barium sulfate by the barium chlorid.
"to hurl or fling down," 1520s, a back formation from precipitation or else from Latin praecipitatus, past participle of praecipitare "to throw or dive headlong," from praeceps "steep, headlong, headfirst" (see precipice). Meaning "to cause to happen, hurry the beginning of" is recorded from 1620s. Chemical sense is from 1620s; meteorological sense first attested 1863. Related: Precipitated; precipitating.
c.1600, from Latin praecipitatus, past participle of praecipitare "to throw or dive headlong" (see precipitate (v.)). Meaning "hasty" is attested from 1650s. Related: Precipitately.
1560s, probably a back formation from precipitation.
precipitate pre·cip·i·tate (prĭ-sĭp'ĭ-tāt', -tĭt)
A solid or solid phase separated from a solution.
A punctate opacity on the posterior surface of the cornea developing from inflammatory cells in the vitreous body. Also called punctate keratitis.
To cause a solid substance to be separated from a solution.
To be separated from a solution as a solid.