flocculate


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floc·cu·late

(flok'yū-lāt),
To become flocculent.

floc·cu·late

(flok'yū-lāt)
To become flocculent.
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Cation type and concentration in soil solution as well as on the exchangeable sites directly affect the ability of an anionic PAM to flocculate clay and to stabilise soil aggregates (Peng and Di 1994; Laird 1997).
The process was equally be interested for medical practitioners in case of rapid diagnosis and in case of engineers these may lead to the understanding for developing antiadherent antibacterial agents, which may protect bacteria to adhere to the solid matrix to protect corrosions and damaging industrial pipelines, [11], or to develop hybrid polymer matrix, which will attract microbes of waste water to flocculate, vis-a vis.
Elevated DOC concentrations in water can reduce PAM's capacity to flocculate dispersed mineral particles (Lentz et al., 1996).
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.
Unfortunately, there's no easy test to determine how quickly yeast cells will clump, or flocculate, in a batch of beer.
A Japanese flocculate about saving a princess from an evil scorpion, told with life- size puppets.
However, Lentz and his co-workers interpret their charge data to indicate that a PAM's effectiveness does not trace primarily to its ability to flocculate, or clump, suspended slit or to form stable aggregates of soil particles.
If these particles are not well stabilized, then they will flocculate back together.
(5.) Banihashem A, Alavimoghadam M, Maknoun R, Application of poly-aluminum chloride to flocculate water supply of Tehran, Journal of Technology of Education, 2007; 3(2): 109-113.
Remember that shear induces a temporary state of good dispersion from which particles then flocculate. As mentioned in the Methods section, these studies had to be done exclusively on the microscope.
We soon found that liming our soil helped loosen it, because lime causes the almost microscopic clay particles to "flocculate," or cling together in clumps, creating a looser soil with larger particles.