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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Floccule  \Floc"cule\,  n.  [See  {Flocculus}.] 
  1.  A  detached  mass  of  loosely  fibrous  structure  like  a 
  shredded  tuft  of  wool. 
 
  2.  (Chem.)  Specif.:  A  small  particle  of  an  insoluble 
  substance  formed  in  a  liquid  by  the  union  of  smaller 
  particles. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  floccule 
  n  :  a  small  loosely  aggregated  mass  of  flocculent  material 
  suspended  in  or  precipitated  from  a  liquid  [syn:  {floc}] 




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