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synonyms for flocculent

  • downy
  • fluffy
  • woolly
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How to use flocculent in a sentence

On cooling, the yellow substance separated out in a flocculent condition.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
A reddish-brown flocculent precipitate was formed and was filtered off.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
A fine, white precipitate was formed at once which rose to the surface on standing as a light flocculent substance.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
On addition of a solution of mercuric chloride to the red filtrate, a brown flocculent precipitate was formed.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
Even thus lightened, we could scarcely move the sledge, struggling on, sinking to the thighs in the flocculent deluge.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
If it was ordinary butter this filtrate will become milky, but if process butter a flocculent precipitate will form.
DETECTION OF THE COMMON FOOD ADULTERANTSEDWIN M. BRUCE
A white flocculent precipitate shows the presence of considerable benzoic acid.
DETECTION OF THE COMMON FOOD ADULTERANTSEDWIN M. BRUCE
The formation of a flocculent precipitate shows the presence of aluminium.
DETECTION OF THE COMMON FOOD ADULTERANTSEDWIN M. BRUCE
A white flocculent precipitate forms if gelatin is present, and it gradually collects in a lump at the bottom.
DETECTION OF THE COMMON FOOD ADULTERANTSEDWIN M. BRUCE
The absence of a bulky flocculent precipitate shows the extract not to be of high quality.
DETECTION OF THE COMMON FOOD ADULTERANTSEDWIN M. BRUCE
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WORDS RELATED TO FLOCCULENT

  • floccose
  • flocculent
  • fluffy
  • hairy
  • hirsute
  • lanose
  • pileous
  • pilose
  • shaggy
  • soft
  • whiskered
  • woolly
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