from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flocculent mass formed in a fluid through precipitation or aggregation of suspended particles.
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- n. An alternative word for floccule. A soft or fluffy particle suspended in a liquid or the fluffy mass of suspended particles so formed. Floc may be mineral as for clay, chemical as in water treatment or biological as in sewage treatment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small loosely aggregated mass of flocculent material suspended in or precipitated from a liquid
Short for flocculus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)