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floc

Syllabification: floc
Pronunciation: /fläk
 
/

Definition of floc in English:

noun

technical
A loosely clumped mass of fine particles.
Example sentences
  • PAM is a water-soluble polymer that clumps the fine, suspended particles typical of swine manure into larger particles, or flocs.
  • Microsand particles and polymer are added to the floc in the same tank.
  • Because of the difficulties of moving the floc, emptying the tanks could take up to six months.

Origin

1920s: abbreviation of flocculus.

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