Water and Wastewater Terms Beginning P

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precipitation

  1. The total measurable supply of water received directly from clouds as rain, snow, hail, or sleet; usually expressed as depth in a day, month, or year.
  2. A chemical reaction in which the substances (reactants) are dissolved and the solid product is called the precipitate.