Adjective "leachable" definition and examples

(Leachable may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

noun

Susceptibility to leaching.

    More definitions

    1. to dissolve out soluble constituents from (ashes, soil, etc.) by percolation.

    2. to cause (water or other liquid) to percolate through something. verb (used without object)

    3. (of ashes, soil, etc.) to undergo the action of percolating water.

    4. to percolate, as water. noun

    5. the act or process of leaching.

    6. a product or solution obtained by leaching; leachate.

    7. the material leached.

    8. a vessel for use in leaching.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "resources can be leachable."

    "reserves can be leachable."

    Origin

    (leach)1960s.