The rapid precipitation of large amounts of a solute out of a solvent.

From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

Floc`cu*la"tion (?), n. Geol.

The process by which small particles of fine soils and sediments aggregate into larger lumps.

 

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