flocculate[fläk′yə lāt′; for n., -lət]
flocculate definition by Webster's New World
transitive verb, intransitive verb flocculated, flocculating
to form small, individual masses, as in a suspension
a flocculated mass
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- flocculation noun
flocculate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb floc·cu·lat·ed, floc·cu·lat·ing, floc·cu·lates verb, transitive
- To cause (soil) to form lumps or masses.
- To cause (clouds) to form fluffy masses.
To form lumpy or fluffy masses.noun
Something that has formed lumpy or fluffy masses.
- flocˌcu·laˈtion noun