- 1Having or resembling tufts of wool: the first snows of winter lay thick and flocculentMore example sentences
- Personally, I find his style too flocculent for words.
- She addressed only me in a silky and flocculent voice, biting her lip teasingly after her words.
- The Englishman held a lofty finger in the air, and his flocculent hair blew upright in the sea breeze, giving him the look of an unfashionable popinjay.
- 1.1Having a loosely clumped texture: a brown flocculent precipitateMore example sentences
- During 1957, an orange flocculent precipitate containing metal sulphides appeared in the spring pool and became incorporated in the marginal sinter.
- When the assay was performed manually, a fine white flocculent precipitate, but no change in color, was noted after both R1 and R2 reagents were added to serum for both the first and second patients.
- After cooling, the flocculent precipitate was removed by centrifugation at 4 [degrees] C, 1,000 g for 10 min.
early 19th century: from Latin floccus 'tuft of wool' + -ulent.
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