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Definitions for precursor
prɪˈkɜr sər, ˈpri kɜr-pre·cur·sor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. precursor(noun)

    a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)

  2. precursor, forerunner(noun)

    a person who goes before or announces the coming of another

  3. harbinger, forerunner, predecessor, herald, precursor(noun)

    something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

Wiktionary

  1. precursor(Noun)

    That which precurses, a forerunner, a predecessor, an indicator of approaching events.

    Etymology: From praecursor

  2. precursor(Noun)

    One of the compounds that participates in the chemical reaction that produces another compound.

    Etymology: From praecursor

Webster Dictionary

  1. Precursor(noun)

    one who, or that which, precedes an event, and indicates its approach; a forerunner; a harbinger

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. precursor

    Any chemical reactant which takes place at any stage in the production by whatever method of a toxic chemical. This includes any key component of a binary or multicomponent chemical system.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of precursor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of precursor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of precursor in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    We often say"Forgive and Forget." That's the correct sequence IMHO. If you want to forget someone or some unpleasant event, you must first forgive. Forgiveness is the precursor to Forgetting. If you don't forgive, you'll never forget, and that someone or that unpleasant event will stay with you, carved inside your heart and deep in your mind. Like a magma chamber of a volcano, you will then embody the hot burning lava of hate and volcanic ashes of bad memories. So to move on with life, you ought to learn to forgive, first and foremost, even the worst people round you. The stream of life would then flow smoothly and seamlessly - onwards and upwards.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Solemos decir "perdón y olvido". Esa es mi humilde opinión la secuencia correcta. Si quieres olvidar a alguien o algún evento desagradable, primero debe perdonar. El perdón es el precursor de olvidar. Si vosotros no perdonáis, que nunca olvidará, y que alguien o ese evento desagradable se quedará con usted, tallada en el interior de su corazón y el fondo de tu mente. Como una cámara de magma de un volcán, a continuación, encarnar la lava ardiente de odio y cenizas volcánicas de malos recuerdos. Por lo que seguir adelante con la vida, usted debe aprender a perdonar, en primer lugar, incluso en las peores personas que redondear. La corriente de la vida sería entonces fluir suavemente y sin problemas - adelante y hacia arriba.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    One of the major regrets of life, for most people, is their yielding to the wishes of others, instead of doing what their heart desired most. Always dare to respect yourself first before anyone else, in your speech as much as in your actions. Self-respect is the precursor to Success.

  4. Ian Storey:

    As these facilities become operational, Chinese warnings to both military and civilian aircraft will become routine, these events are a precursor to an ADIZ, or an undeclared but de facto ADIZ, and one has to expect tensions to rise.

  5. Madeline Bernstein:

    Two years is a great sentence, typically across the county we're battling with people taking these cases seriously. It's a significant crime, a violent crime and can be a precursor of violence toward people.

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Translations for precursor

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  • السلفArabic
  • předchůdceCzech
  • Vorläufer, Präkursor, EduktGerman
  • esiasteFinnish
  • réactif, précurseurFrench
  • prekurzor, előfutárHungarian
  • 前兆, 前駆体, 先駆者, 前駆物質Japanese
  • voorloper, precursorDutch
  • prekursorPolish
  • предшественник, предшественница, реактив, предвестник, предвестницаRussian
  • förelöpare, föregångareSwedish
  • öncülTurkish
  • imvulaZulu

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