- flocculation reaction,
- flocculent precipitate,
Origin of flocculent
Examples from the Web for flocculent
The liquid becomes cloudy and flocculent, and small bits of shreddy matter fall to the bottom of the vessel.
The precipitate is a very pale green colour, flocculent at first, but crystalline after washing.Field's Chromatography|George Field
If a brown, flocculent precipitate is formed, the sample contains pure vanilla extract.Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value|Harry Snyder
In each gall are colonies of the aphis surrounded by a mass of flocculent secretion.Garden Pests in New Zealand|D. Miller
With chloride of platina it forms a flocculent uncrystallized precipitate, which decomposes on the liquid being heated.Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume III|Karl Ritter von Scherzer
"resembling wool," 1800, from Latin floccus "lock of hair, flock of wool" + -ulent. Related: Floculence.