transitive verb
de·​floc·​cu·​late | \ -ˌlāt \

Definition of deflocculate

: to reduce or break up from a flocculent state : convert into very fine particles : disperse or maintain in a dispersed state

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Other Words from deflocculate

deflocculation \ (ˌ)dēˌfläkyəˈlāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for deflocculate

de- + flocculate

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“Deflocculate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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