Definition of floc in English:


Line breaks: floc
Pronunciation: /flɒk


A loosely clumped mass of fine particles.
More 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.


1920s: abbreviation of flocculus.

Definition of floc in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
walk or travel at a leisurely pace