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flocculate

[′fläk·yə‚lət (adjective) or ′fläk·yə‚lāt (verb)]
(biology)
Having small tufts of hairs.
(chemistry)
To cause to aggregate or coalesce into a flocculent mass.
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This smaller effective concentration reflects the lower flocculating power of Mg relative to Ca.
Flocculating test: The EPS of WR-1 showed excellent flocculating activity against activated carbon-water suspension.
It is suggested, therefore, that the effectiveness of dry PAM in decreasing runoff and erosion may depend on the balance between (i) the positive impact of PAM as a flocculating agent, and (ii) the adverse impact of the viscosity of the soil solution containing dissolved PAM on soil permeability and soil erosion.
Additionally we know that a flocculating agent is expected to be also a drag reduction (DR) agent.
TABLE 3 Water-Purifying Plant Species (Seed Powder) and Flocculating Time (a) Plant species Optimum Dosage(g/L) Precipitation Time (min) Glycine max 1 14 Phaseolus mungo 0.
In the case where a pigment is flocculating in a paint film, the viscosity as it dries, and the open time will most likely have an effect on the degree of flocculation in the final film.
These BNT=fimbriae=pili have been found to be essential and important for the interest of medicine (drug delivery and monitoring of diseases) and for environmental micro unit flocculating activities, [1-7].
Polyacrylamide (PAM) is widely recognized as a safe, cost-effective flocculating agent for suspended sediments (William et al.
When the water containing the overspray is pumped to the 'Aqua Cleanse' tank a flocculating agent is injected, this in turn combines with the polymer and over-spray particles and forms a buoyant sludge causing it to float to the surface where it is automatically skimmed into a disposal bag.
Isolation and characterization of flocculating properties from Moringa oleifera.
Power Engineering Company (Salt Lake City, UT) has patented a process for precipitating and removing suspended fat and protein components and other suspended solids from a given solution accomplished by the addition of an aluminate to complex with the fat and protein components and the addition of a flocculating agent to flocculate the aluminate/fat and protein component complexes into insoluble particles capable of removal by conventional technology, which insoluble particles can be rendered to produce tallow.