froth flotation

noun

Definition of froth flotation

: flotation in which air bubbles are introduced into a mixture of finely divided ore or other material with water and a chemical that aids attachment of the bubbles to the particles of the desired material and its recovery as a froth

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“Froth flotation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/froth%20flotation. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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