Definition of flocculant in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfläkyələnt/


A substance that promotes the clumping of particles, especially one used in treating waste water.
Example sentences
  • The latter has four subgroups: corrosion inhibitors, coagulants and flocculants, oxidizers, biocides, and all other.
  • The chemical/petroleum processing industry is a heavy user of water treatment chemicals, ranging from corrosion inhibitors to coagulants or flocculants.
  • Calgon Carbon emphasizes one major product, activated carbon; and SNF Floerger focuses on flocculants with plants in the South-East region of the United States.

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Syllabification: floc·cu·lant

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