Flocculence Floc"cu*lence, n. The state of being flocculent. [1913 Webster]

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  • flocculence — See flocculent. * * * …   Universalium

  • flocculence — noun The condition of being flocculent …   Wiktionary

  • flocculence — SYN: flocculation …   Medical dictionary

  • flocculence — n. state of having loose woolly tufts, woolliness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flocculence — floc·cu·lence …   English syllables

  • flocculence — …   Useful english dictionary

  • flocculent — flocculence, flocculency, n. flocculently, adv. /flok yeuh leuhnt/, adj. 1. like a clump or tuft of wool. 2. covered with a soft, woolly substance. 3. consisting of or containing loose woolly masses. 4. flocky. 5. Chem. consisting of flocs and… …   Universalium

  • flocculently — See flocculence. * * * …   Universalium

  • flocculation — Precipitation from solution in the form of fleecy masses; the process of becoming flocculent. SYN: flocculence. * * * n. a reaction in which normally invisible material leaves solution to form a coarse suspension or precipitate as a result of a… …   Medical dictionary

  • floccule — [ flɒkju:l] noun a small clump of material that resembles a tuft of wool. Derivatives flocculence noun flocculent flɒkjʊl(ə)nt adjective Origin C19: from mod. L. flocculus, dimin. of floccus flock …   English new terms dictionary

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