electro- + flotation
- (chemistry, environmental engineering) Removal of pollutants from water through the electrolytic generation of bubbles which collect pollutants and carry them to the surface
1997, Krishnan Rajeshwar & Jorge G. Ibanez, Environmental Electrochemistry, →ISBN, page 410:
- Pulsed electrogeneration of bubbles for electroflotation yields optimum-sized bubbles that are independent of solution conditions.
removal of pollutants by electrical means