Flocculent meaning

flŏkyə-lənt
Having a fluffy or woolly appearance.
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(chemistry) Containing or made up of small particles that have been aggregated together.
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(zoology) Having a soft, waxy, and woollike covering, as certain insects.
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Like wool or tufts of wool; fluffy.
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Containing or consisting of small woolly masses.
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Covered with a wool-like substance, as some insects.
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Having a fluffy or wooly appearance.
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Containing numerous shreds or fluffy particles of grayish or white mucus or other material. Used of a fluid such as urine.
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Of or being a fluid bacterial culture in which there are numerous colonies either floating in the fluid medium or loosely deposited at the bottom.
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Flocculated, resembling bits of wool, woolly.
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Covered in a woolly substance; downy.
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(astronomy) Diminutive of flocculent spiral galaxy.
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(galaxy): multi-arm.
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Origin of flocculent

  • From Latin floccus ‘flock of wool’.

    From Wiktionary