precipitant


1pre·cip·i·tant

adjective \-tənt\

Definition of PRECIPITANT

pre·cip·i·tant·ly adverb
pre·cip·i·tant·ness noun

First Known Use of PRECIPITANT

1671

2precipitant

noun

Definition of PRECIPITANT

:  a precipitating agent; especially :  one that causes the formation of a precipitate

First Known Use of PRECIPITANT

circa 1685

Rhymes with PRECIPITANT

pre·cip·i·tant

noun \pri-ˈsip-ət-ənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PRECIPITANT

: something that precipitates; especially : a chemical agent that causes the formation of a precipitate

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: precipitate (verb)
Previous Word in the Dictionary: precipitancy
All Words Near: precipitant

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up precipitant? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More