Precipitation (alternate #4)
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One of several alchemical symbols for precipitation, in this case precipitation through deposit.
Most people associate the word "precipitation" with meteorological phenomena such as rain, snow and hail. While that is certainly a correct usage of the word, in alchemy, precipitation is a process that involves the conversion of matter from a gaseous form into a liquid form.
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