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- n. A condition in which clays, polymers or other small charged particles become attached and form a fragile structure, a floc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The process by which small particles of fine soils and sediments aggregate into larger lumps.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of becoming floccular; specifically, in chem. and physics, the union of small particles into granular aggregates or compound particles of larger size, under the influence of a moderate agitation in water or other fluid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the process of flocculating; forming woolly cloudlike aggregations
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