electroflotation

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electro- +‎ flotation

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electroflotation (uncountable)

  1. (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[1], ISBN 0125762607, page 410:
      Pulsed electrogeneration of bubbles for electroflotation yields optimum-sized bubbles that are independent of solution conditions.

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