Science / Chemistry / Precipitate: An insoluble substance that has been formed from substances dissolved in a solution. For example, mixing silver nitrate and sodium chloride solutions produces a precipitate, insoluble silver chloride (along with soluble sodium nitrate.

Other Words for Precipitate

Precipitate Adjective Synonyms: accelerate, hasten, speed (up), advance, hurry, quicken, expedite, bring on or about, trigger, provoke, instigate, incite, facilitate, further, press, push forward
Precipitate Noun Synonyms: hurl, fling, cast, launch, project
Precipitate Verb Synonyms: headlong, violent, rapid, swift, quick, speedy, meteoric, fast

Biochemical Precipitate

Science / Geology / Biochemical Precipitate: A sediment, especially of limestone or iron, formed from elements extracted from seawater by living organisms. MORE


Business / Construction / Cement: The gray powder that is the 'glue' in concrete. Portland cement. Also, any adhesive. MORE

Cobalt (Co)

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Cobalt (Co): Atomic number: 27, Atomic mass: 58.9332 g.mol -1, Electronegativity: 1.8, Density: 8.9 at 20°C, Melting point: 1495 °C, Boiling point: 2927 °C, Vanderwaals radius: 0.125 nm, Ionic radius: 0. MORE


Life Style / Painting / Gesso: In the broad sense it is a mixture of a plaster or like substance and a glue. Its purpose was to present the painter with a smooth, hard, white ground on which to paint. Owing to its hard brittle natu MORE


Science / Geology / Cementation: The processes through which chemical precipitates form within the pore spaces of a sediment and help bind it into a sedimentary rock. MORE

Chlorinity (CL)

Science / Tides and Currents / Chlorinity (CL): The total amount in grams of chlorine, bromine, and iodine contained none kilogram of seawater, assuming the bromine and iodine to be replaced by chlorine. The number giving the chlorinity in grams pe MORE