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A condition in which clays, polymers or other small charged particles become attached and form a fragile structure, a floc. In dispersed clay slurries, flocculation occurs after mechanical agitation c [..]
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the accumulation of particles into small masses that fall out of liquid suspension, usually to settle on the bottom. Salt does this with clay particles. It can also be used to separate contaminants from wastewater.
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the clustering of clay particles when river load meets sea water. The resultant larger particles sink more easily.
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(v.) to form flocculent masses; form aggregated or compound masses of particles. In printer terminology, flocculation is the clumping of pigment particles in an ink formulation. This often leads to pr [..]
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(n) the process of flocculating; forming woolly cloudlike aggregations
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The gathering together of small particles to form larger particles.
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The change which takes place when the dispersed phase of a colloid forms a series of discrete particles which are capable of settling out from the dispersion medium. In geological processes, flocculat [..]
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the process of separating suspended solids from wastewater by chemical creation of a coagulated, or flocculent masses.
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The process by which small particles in a dispersion slowly aggregate (or coalesce) to form flocs.
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The gathering together of fine particles in water by gentle mixing after the addition of coagulant chemicals to form larger particles.
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Process by which clumps of solids in water or sewage aggregate through biological or chemical action so they can be separated from water or sewage.
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Process by which clumps of solids in water or sewage aggregate through biological or chemical action so they can be separated from water or sewage.
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A process of encouraging small particles in water to assemble into larger particles for the purpose of their efficient removal from a substance, e.g., suspended solids in water.
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The process by which very fine clay particles, suspended in water, loosely come together into larger masses.
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The aggregation of suspended solids into larger clumps.
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Formation of clusters of particles separated by relatively weak mechanical forces or by change in physical forces at the interface between liquid and solid particles. May cause loss of tinting strengt [..]
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The process in which yeast cells clump together to form large visible particles, which can then fall out of suspension.
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tendencies will have a very high percentage of yeast cells that clump together and fall to the bottom, thereby leaving the beer very clear. Low flocculation
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The agglomeration (i.e., clumping) of particles suspended in water into larger particles (“flocs”) that can be removed by sedimentation or flotation.
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  The coming together of coalescing and minute particles in a liquid. 
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A process of gathering fine particles in the water into larger particles by the addition of a chemical agent. See also coagulation
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The gathering together of fine particles after coagulation to form larger particles by a process of gentle mixing. This clumping together makes it easier to separate the solids from the water by settl [..]
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In water treatment, the slow mixing process in which particles that have had their charge neutralized (coagulation) are encouraged to clump together with other particles, creating larger masses that w [..]
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The coming together of coalescing of minute particles in a liquid.
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The agglomeration of finely divided suspended solids into larger, usually gelatinous particles. The development of a "floc" after treatment with a coagulant such as aluminium sulphate.
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large scale treatment process involving gentle stirring whereby small particles in flocs are collected into larger particles so their weight causes them to settle to the bottom of the treatment tank.
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Aggregation of small suspended particles into a loose mass caused by ionic changes or changes in solubility.
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The coming together of coalescing of minute particles in a liquid.
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the process of forming aggregated or compound masses of particles, such as a cloud or a precipitate.
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large scale treatment process involving gentle stirring whereby small particles in flocs are collected into larger particles so their weight causes them to settle to the bottom of the treatment tank. flow
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A process of contact and adhesion whereby the particles of a dispersed substance form large clusters or the aggregation of particles in a colloid to form small lumps, which then settle out.
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The clustering or amassing of individual dispersed droplets together, whereby the individul droplets do not lose their identity.
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The process of agglomerating coagulated particles into settable flocs, usually of a gelatinous nature.
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Chemical processes where salt causes the aggregation of minute clay particles into larger masses that are too heavy to remain suspended water.
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a chemical process in which small particles of clay form small lumps or flakes The flocculation of polystyrene particles in a stirred tank was studied at various shear rates.
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"the union of small particles into granular aggregates," 1875, from flocculate + -ion.
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The behavior of suspended particles in wort or beer that tend to clump together in large masses and settle out. During brewing, protein and tannin particles will flocculate out of the kettle, coolship [..]
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A coating defect consisting of the formation of clusters of particles separable by relatively weak mechanical forces, or by a change in the physical forces at the interface between the liquid and the [..]
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The accumulation of destabilized particles and micro flakes, and subsequently the formation of sizeable flakes. One must ad another chemical called flocculent in order to facilitate the formation of f [..]
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Process of bonding together small light weight contaminant particle into heavier groups that can be clarified or filtered.
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A reversible process in which a number of emulsion droplets stick together to form a cluster which can be broken up by mechanical action restoring the emulsion to its original form. Foam
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The accumulation of destabilized particles and micro flakes, and subsequently the formation of sizeable flakes. One must ad another chemical called flocculent in order to facilitate the formation of f [..]
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a step in water filtration in which alum is added to cause particles to clump together
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