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precipitate into something

1. Lit. [for a chemical] to go out of solution into solid form. The sodium chloride precipitated into a salt. Will this compound precipitate into anything if I cool it?
2. Fig. [for something] to become a more serious matter. By then, the street fight had precipitated into a riot. We were afraid that the argument would precipitate into a fight.

precipitate something into something

1. Lit. to cause a chemical to go out of a solution into a solid form. Adding just one salt grain at the right time will precipitate the salt dissolved into the water into large crystals. One grain precipitated the dissolved salt into crystals.
2. Fig. to cause something to become more serious. The gunshot precipitated the incident into a riot. The rally was precipitated into a serious brawl.
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2]O (8:2)) produced nearly an equal yield of precipitate on different chemical concentrations except for the calcium hydroxide of 2M and 3M (p<0.
The concentration of oxide precipitates remained approximately constant throughout the sputtering event.
Such materials include metastable or unstable phases, products of low temperature phase transitions, fine precipitates, nanosize particles etc.
The plate was allowed to stand at 4[degrees]C, and a precipitate ring was observed after 48 h.
Precipitate is now deemed to have fully exercised its option and completed the acquisition of a 100% interest in the Reef, Papua, and Borneo properties in southeast Yukon, subject to a 2% net smelter return ("NSR") to Strategic;
du Pont de Nemours and Company has obtained a patent for a process comprised of digesting ilmenite ore with aqueous ammonium hydrogen oxalate to form a leachate and a precipitate comprised of FeC2O4.
The team knew that when added to untreated drinking water, this substance can precipitate ions, particles, and bacteria.
homogenize at high temperature [2000F (1093C)] to dissolve the precipitate and quench to avoid reprecipitation.
1 percent, and helped precipitate the continued slide of rental rates, from last year's $17.
Precipitate Gold Corp ("Precipitate" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has appointed James Campbell Graham as a technical consultant.
Although scientists know that the painful stones form when minerals precipitate out of urine, they're unable to explain why this process begins.
The first step introduces a nodulizing agent, such as magnesium, which creates the condition for the graphite to precipitate and grow in a nodular shape.
Good flotation efficiencies were obtained in the absence of precipitation, thus eliminating the mechanism of surfactant precipitate as the responsible agent for ink attachment to air bubbles.
During cooling and solidification, dissolved hydrogen exceeding low solid solubility may precipitate and form internal voids.