Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / precipitant
FEEDBACK

precipitant

See definition of precipitant on Dictionary.com

How to use precipitant in a sentence

However, the appearance of the new arrival greatly modified the unfavorable impression produced by his precipitant action.
THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF ARSENE LUPIN, GENTLEMAN-BURGLARMAURICE LEBLANC
Given such a precipitant, the process of recovering the gold would be simple and cheap.
MARVELS OF SCIENTIFIC INVENTIONTHOMAS W. CORBIN
Boadicea was at their head,—a woman of masculine spirit, but precipitant, and without any military knowledge.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. VII. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
Certina Charley, plus an indeterminate quantity of alcohol, had acted upon Hal's mind as a chemical precipitant.
THE CLARIONSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
In other respects, however, it does not seem to be any more efficient as a precipitant.
MANURES AND THE PRINCIPLES OF MANURINGCHARLES MORTON AIKMAN
It thus acts as bleach, as neutralizing agent, and as precipitant, and the precipitate itself is a strong adsorbent.
ANIMAL PROTEINSHUGH GARNER BENNETT
Staggering from the precipitant leap, he made toward the girl, intending to lift and fling her into the moving train.
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
The Ph. Grca orders infusion of galls to be used as the precipitant.
COOLEY'S PRACTICAL RECEIPTS, VOLUME IIARNOLD COOLEY
A very minute quantity of the proper precipitant to the washings; or—2.
COOLEY'S PRACTICAL RECEIPTS, VOLUME IIARNOLD COOLEY
This distinguishes it from zinc, which gives a similar white precipitate, but is soluble in the excess of the precipitant.
POISONS: THEIR EFFECTS AND DETECTIONALEXANDER WYNTER BLYTH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PRECIPITANT

  • abrupt
  • accelerated
  • acute
  • expeditious
  • fast
  • flash
  • fleet
  • hasty
  • headlong
  • hurried
  • immediate
  • impetuous
  • impromptu
  • impulsive
  • out of the blue
  • precipitant
  • precipitate
  • precipitous
  • quick
  • quickened
  • rapid
  • rash
  • rushing
  • spasmodic
  • subito
  • swift
  • unforeseen
  • unusual
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.