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- n. The condition of being flocculent
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- 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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This paragraph is remarkable for its own flocculence.
And, unlike the fortunate werewolf who must endure this flocculence on a monthly basis, I am cursed with it every day of my life.
His short hair and beard still clung to his head like curled moss or the crisp flocculence of Astrakhan.
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.