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.
Origin of deflocculate
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to disperse, forming a colloid or suspension
to prevent flocculation of (a colloid or suspension)
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