floc
noun Etymology: short for floccule Date: 1921 a flocculent mass

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  • floc — floc …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • floc — [ flɔk ] interj. • v. 1480; onomat. ♦ Exprime le bruit d un plongeon. ⇒ plouf. Subst. Un gros floc dans l eau. ● floc (homonymes) nom masculin floc interjection floc ! interjection floque forme conjuguée du verbe …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Floc — de Gascogne ist ein französischer Aperitif, eine Spezialität des historisch als Gascogne bezeichneten französischen Südwestens (der Sud Ouest) der zu der Gruppe der Likörweine zählt. Armagnac …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Floc — can refer to either:* FLOC (all capital letters) is the abbreviation for the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, a labor unionor * Floc is flake of precipitate that comes out of solution during the process of flocculation * FLoC can also mean… …   Wikipedia

  • floc — FLOC, floci, s.m. (spec.; de obicei la pl.) Smoc mic de păr, de lână sau de mătase. ♦ (spec.; de obicei la pl.) Fir de păr din regiunea pubisului. [pl. şi: (n.) floace] – lat. floccus. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 …   Dicționar Român

  • floc ! — ● floc ! interjection (onomatopée) Exprime le bruit de chute d un corps dans un liquide …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • floc — Mot Monosíl·lab Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • floc — 1921, dim. of flocculus (see FLOCCULATE (Cf. flocculate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • floc — [fläk] n. [contr. < FLOCCULE] 1. a very fine, fluffy mass formed by the aggregation of fine suspended particles, as in a precipitate 2. FLOCK2 (senses 1, 2, & 3) …   English World dictionary

  • floc — de·floc·cu·lant; de·floc·cu·late; floc·cil·la·tion; floc·cose; floc·cu·la·ble; floc·cu·lant; floc·cu·lar; floc·cu·la·tion; floc·cu·la·tor; floc·cule; floc·cu·lence; floc·cu·lose; floc·cu·lus; floc·cus; floc·cu·lo·nodular; floc; floc·cu·late;… …   English syllables

  • floc — A colloquial term for the product of a flocculation, i.e., the separation of the disperse phase of a colloidal suspension into discrete, usually visible particles, as in certain serologic precipitin tests. * * * flocculation …   Medical dictionary

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