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Synonyms for floccule

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


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The beef tendon tissues were cut into 0.3 [cm.sup.3] cubes and were homogenized intermittently in distilled water using a T10 IKA homogenizer (IKA Co., Germany) until homogeneous floccules occurred.
Then, during the flocculation stage, unstable colloidal particles get closer to each other through stirring and form floccules. In this stage, if the flocculated is strained, floccules will curdle.
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.
But under a certain concentration of Ca[Cl.sub.2], the inoculated bacterial liquid will form the floccules, and its diameter sizes enlarged with the increasing concentration of Ca[Cl.sub.2] and blocked the pores between the uranium tailings, resulting in nonuniform distribution of bacterial liquid and unstable transmission of cement solution in the sand column.
Hexagon thin sheet minerals were further eroded into tiny floccules and small particles.
* It is process by which the floccules, that are formed after flash mixing of waste water with or chemical coagulants.
The ability to autoaggregate (form floccules) is a crucial factor for the maintenance of significant counts of the probiotic strain in the adverse conditions present in the oral cavity and the gastrointestinal and urogenital tracts [28].
As seen from the TEM pictures, the MWCNTs are relatively well dispersed in single nanotubes and small floccules in the polypropylene matrix.
A mass of floccules were flushed out during early irrigation.
The two sets of solutions were periodically examined for viscosity and other physical changes till development of floccules or rancidity and time period noted for keeping quality.