Floccing



[flok] /flɒk/

noun
1.
Also, flock. a tuftlike mass, as in a chemical precipitate.
verb (used with or without object), flocced, floccing.
2.
to amass or collect into flocs.
/flɒk/
noun
1.
another word for floccule
n.

1921, diminutive of flocculus (see flocculate).

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    [flok-yuh-leyt] /ˈflɒk yəˌleɪt/ verb (used with object), flocculated, flocculating. 1. to form into masses. verb (used without object), flocculated, flocculating. 2. to form masses, as a cloud or a chemical precipitate; form aggregated or compound masses of particles. /ˈflɒkjʊˌleɪt/ verb 1. to form or be formed into an aggregated flocculent mass n. 1885, from flocculate […]



  • Flocculator

    [flok-yuh-leyt] /ˈflɒk yəˌleɪt/ verb (used with object), flocculated, flocculating. 1. to form into masses. verb (used without object), flocculated, flocculating. 2. to form masses, as a cloud or a chemical precipitate; form aggregated or compound masses of particles. /ˈflɒkjʊˌleɪt/ verb 1. to form or be formed into an aggregated flocculent mass v. 1877, from flocculus […]

  • Floccule

    [flok-yool] /ˈflɒk yul/ noun 1. something resembling a small flock or tuft of wool. 2. a bit of matter, as in a liquid. /ˈflɒkjuːl/ noun 1. a small aggregate of flocculent material 2. something resembling a tuft of wool



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