[ dee-flok-yuh-leyt ]
/ diˈflɒk yəˌleɪt /
verb (used with object), de·floc·cu·lat·ed, de·floc·cu·lat·ing.Physical Chemistry.
to reduce from a flocculent state by dispersing the flocculated particles.
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OTHER WORDS FROM deflocculatede·floc·cu·la·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for deflocculate
/ (dɪˈflɒkjʊˌleɪt) /
to disperse, forming a colloid or suspension
to prevent flocculation of (a colloid or suspension)
Derived forms of deflocculatedeflocculation, noundeflocculant, noun
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