verb (used with object), pre·cip·i·tat·ed, pre·cip·i·tat·ing.
verb (used without object), pre·cip·i·tat·ed, pre·cip·i·tat·ing.
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He now thanked his fortune that he had not precipitately given up his room there, for a telegram from Paula awaited him.A Laodicean|Thomas Hardy
How be sure that he did not leap too precipitately and not land at all, but go down whirling into the depths?Pabo, The Priest|Sabine Baring-Gould
I believe I would have done him some fearful injury, had he not precipitately made his escape.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume 2|Alexander Leighton
He would have withdrawn as precipitately as he had entered, but she sprang after him and caught him by the arms.The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories|Ethel M. Dell
The Almoravides came to his assistance, but precipitately retired.Southern Spain|A.F. Calvert
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In chemistry, a solid material that is formed in a solution by chemical reactions and settles to the bottom of the container in which the reaction takes place. A precipitate may also be a substance removed from another by an artificial filter.