Definitions

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  • n. The condition of being flocculent

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being flocculent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being woolly or flocculent; adhesion in small flocks or tufts; the condition of containing flocculi.
  • n. In entomology, a soft, white, waxy substance exuded from various parts of the body, but primarily from the abdomen. It is found most commonly in the Homoptera.

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Examples

  • This paragraph is remarkable for its own flocculence.

    That Was Awful. Do It Again!

  • And, unlike the fortunate werewolf who must endure this flocculence on a monthly basis, I am cursed with it every day of my life.

    saru-san Diary Entry

  • His short hair and beard still clung to his head like curled moss or the crisp flocculence of Astrakhan.

    The Three Partners

  • If, through any cause, the air above be chilled, we have descending streams -- if the air below be warmed, we have ascending streams as the initial cause of atmospheric flocculence.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

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