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floc

 (flŏk)
n.
A flocculent mass formed in a fluid through precipitation or aggregation of suspended particles.

[Short for flocculus.]

floc

(flɒk)
n
(Chemistry) another word for floccule
[C20: from Latin floccus a tuft of wool, flock2]

floc

(flɒk)

n.
a tuftlike mass, as in a chemical precipitate.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.floc - a small loosely aggregated mass of flocculent material suspended in or precipitated from a liquid
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"