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A flocculent mass formed in a fluid through precipitation or aggregation of suspended particles.
[Short for flocculus.]
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(Chemistry) another word for floccule
[C20: from Latin floccus a tuft of wool, flock2]
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a tuftlike mass, as in a chemical precipitate.
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|Noun||1.||floc - a small loosely aggregated mass of flocculent material suspended in or precipitated from a liquid|
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