Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.


1. Having a fluffy or woolly appearance.
2. Chemistry Containing or made up of small particles that have been aggregated together.
3. Zoology Having a soft, waxy, and woollike covering, as certain insects.

floc′cu·lence n.
floc′cu·lent·ly adv.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
To the farthest edge of sailing I who deploys Distance surpassing tide obliterates Hard by horizon like a flocculence
The different ways of treating the sludge (mechanical filtering, physical-chemical flocculence and biological processing) involve various practices.