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chemical precipitation

Definition:
The process of producing a separable solid phase within a liquid medium; represents the formation of a new condensed phase, such as a vapor or gas condensing to liquid droplets; a new solid phase gradually precipitates within a solid alloy as a result of slow, inner chemical reaction; in analytical chemistry, precipitation is used to separate a solid phase in an aqueous solution.
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Entry Terms:
  • acid precipitation method
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/24645
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