floccule

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a small loosely aggregated mass of flocculent material suspended in or precipitated from a liquid

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1, the R value (B) of the total CS absorbed to stearic acid was appreciably higher than that (C) after the floccules were washed with anhydrous diethyl ether and the ratio (A) of n([COO.
Of course, these methods only measure the sludge filtration ability and do not give any information on the dewatered sludge's moisture content (part of the water in a sludge floccule is in the from of water bonding which is not easily extracted by mechanical techniques).
All oysters removed from Treatments 4 and 5 displayed gross signs of iron floccules in the shell fluid and on the gill surface.
Iron floccules were observed grossly in oysters removed from field sites exposed to ASS-affected waters (Dove & Sammut in press).
Immunoextraction using murine monoclonal antibody adsorbed onto vinylidene fluoride floccules (179) or protein G immobilized on Sepharose beads (103) has also been effectively used to remove HAMA interferences from samples in a CEA and a CA 125 assay, respectively.
The chemical oxidation stability of the membranes was estimated by the appearance time of floccules of the small pieces of the membranes in Fenton reagent (a 3% [H.
3] blend because the Al-PAM-induced floccules were denser and larger and of a spherical shape.
Red and pearly-white floccules were commonly observed in the water during the initial three months of the experiment at Sites 4, 5, 6, and 7: indicative of high concentrations of suspended iron and aluminum, respectively.
However, they provided no evidence that the clay crystals in the entities formed were in parallel or near parallel alignment, so they were probably investigating the characteristics of floccules rather than clay domains as they suggest.
f], a key parameter in assessing the floccules sedimentation rate, can be calculated through the following relation: