Adjective "Leached" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Leached


    Definition:

    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.

    Origin:
    leach

    Examples:

    "hardnesses can be leached into waters."

    "soils can be leached."

    "zones can be leached."

    "weatherings can be leached."

    "voids can be leached."

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