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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of flocculate.


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  • An acidic addition flocculates the colloidal particles so they settle in water more readily whilst an alkaline addition deflocculates these particles and keeps them in suspension.

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  • But we must conclude as most probable that some action is at work in the sea water and in the salt solutions which clumps or flocculates the sediment.

    The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays


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