Meaning of precipitation

Definition of precipitation

(noun) the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time; "the storm brought several inches of precipitation"
the process of forming a chemical precipitate
the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
the act of casting down or falling headlong from a height
an unexpected acceleration or hastening; "he is responsible for the precipitation of his own demise"
overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"

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