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flocculate

[ flok-yuh-leyt ]
/ 藞fl蓲k y蓹藢le瑟t /
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verb (used with object), floc路cu路lat路ed, floc路cu路lat路ing.
to form into flocculent masses.
verb (used without object), floc路cu路lat路ed, floc路cu路lat路ing.
to form flocculent masses, as a cloud or a chemical precipitate; form aggregated or compound masses of particles.
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Origin of flocculate

First recorded in 1820鈥30; floccul(us) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM flocculate

floc路cu路la路ble [flok-yuh-luh-buhl], /藞fl蓲k y蓹 l蓹 b蓹l/, adjectivefloc路cu路la路tion, nounfloc路cu路la路tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for flocculate

flocculate
/ (藞fl蓲kj蕣藢le瑟t) /

verb
to form or be formed into an aggregated flocculent mass

Derived forms of flocculate

flocculation, noun
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