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- v. To purify a material by means of reprecipitation
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To throw down again in solid form from a solution a substance which has previously undergone the same treatment and been redissolved.
They reprecipitate as sulphides in the reverse sequence.
We are also accustomed to deal currently in the laboratory with substances the presence of which is only shown to us by their radioactive properties but which nevertheless we can determine, dissolve, reprecipitate from their solutions and deposit electrolytically.
If much iron is present, dissolve the precipitate of ferric hydrate in acid, and reprecipitate with ammonia.
Acidulate and reprecipitate with sulphuretted hydrogen.