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v. floc·cu·lat·ed, floc·cu·lat·ing, floc·cu·lates
1. To cause (individual particles of clay) to aggregate into clotlike masses or precipitate into small lumps.
2. To cause (clouds) to form fluffy masses.
To form lumpy or fluffy masses.

floc′cu·la′tion n.


The grouping together of colloidal particles to form a precipitate which may float in the liquid.
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Noun1.flocculation - the process of flocculating; forming woolly cloudlike aggregations
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"


n. floculación, precipitación o aglomeración en forma de copos de partículas usualmente invisibles.
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Typically the standard "jar test" method is the go-to for coagulation and flocculation tests.
Flocculation tests showed that the most appropriate condition was obtained at pH = 11.
After the adaptation period, coagulation/ flocculation tests with the biotreated effluent were done in Digimed jar test (flocculator module Mf-01) with several types of coagulants and coagulation aids to establish the best conditions.