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deflocculate

[dee-flok-yuh-leyt] /diˈflɒk yəˌleɪt/
verb (used with object), deflocculated, deflocculating. Physical Chemistry.
1.
to reduce from a flocculent state by dispersing the flocculated particles.
Origin of deflocculate
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; de- + flocculate
Related forms
deflocculation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for deflocculation

deflocculate

/dɪˈflɒkjʊˌleɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to disperse, forming a colloid or suspension
2.
to prevent flocculation of (a colloid or suspension)
Derived Forms
deflocculation, noun
deflocculant, noun
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