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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
v.

1877, from flocculus (1799, from Modern Latin diminutive of Latin floccus “flock of wool”) + -ate. Related: Flocculated; flocculating.

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