Flocculate

Definition of Flocculate

Floc´cu`late
v. i.1.(Geol.) To aggregate into small lumps.
[imp. & p. p. Flocculated; p. pr. & vb. n. Flocculating.]
a.1.(Zool.) Furnished with tufts of curly hairs, as some insects.
v. t.1.To convert into floccules or flocculent aggregates; to make granular or crumbly; as, the flocculating of a soil improves its mechanical condition.
When applied to clay soils it [lime] binds the small particles together, or flocculates them.
- I. P. Roberts.

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