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floc

(flok),
A colloquial term for the product of a flocculation, that is, the separation of the disperse phase of a colloidal suspension into discrete, usually visible particles, as in certain serologic precipitin tests.

floc

(flŏk)
n.
A flocculent mass formed in a fluid through precipitation or aggregation of suspended particles.

floccule

An older term for a fluffy precipitate seen in a flocculation-type antigen-antibody reaction.
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In this condition, a higher E1 removal rate of 90.1%, a larger floc size of 18.3 [micro]m, and a higher of flocculation kinetics of 22.69 x [10.sup.-4] [s.sup.-1](f[N.sub.0]) were obtained.
A novel MIMO detection method based on fractional lower order correlation (FLOC) for power line communication (PLC) MIMO system is proposed in this paper.
Each node runs an underlying clustering algorithm FLOC. By doing so, within 0( 1) time (independent of the network size), each node j becomes a clusterhead or joins an existing cluster.
The flock porosity (shown in Figure 10) appears to increase with increasing floc size.
The international team analyzed flocs from nine polluted streams in Germany and California using a type of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy called [sup.27]Al magic-angle spinning, which detects different types of aluminum complexes in solids.
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To broaden its attack, FLOC brought in Ray Rogers, the labor consultant credited with pioneering the modern "corporate campaign' in which unions target the financial lifelines of intransigent companies.
One of these loans continues to be a Fitch Loan of Concern (FLOC) based on concerns with tenant rollover and low DSCR.
FLOC of [s.sub.i], and [r.sub.1] is defined as [mathematical expression not reproducible].
describe methods for measuring flocs, factors that control floc properties, and the behavior of flocs in water treatment processes.