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leach·ing

(lēch'ing),
1. Removal of the soluble constituents of a substance by running water through it.
2. Solubilization of metals, typically from poor ores, using lithotrophic bacteria.
[A.S. leccan, to wet]

leaching

[lē′ching]
removal of the soluble contents of a substance by running water or another liquid through it, leaving the insoluble portion behind.

leach·ing

(lēch'ing)
Removal of the soluble constituents of a substance by running water through it.
[A.S. leccan, to wet]

leaching

The washing or dissolving out of a substance by contact with a percolating fluid.

leaching

the process of dissolving and removing nutrients from soil, or minerals from rock, by the percolation of water. Certain bacteria are able to help in the solubilization of metals from their ores; such bacterial leaching is carried out commercially to recover metals such as copper and uranium.

leach·ing

(lēch'ing)
Removal of the soluble constituents of a substance by running water through it.
[A.S. leccan, to wet]
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Leach intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble Thursday in the Trojans' 38-17 Orange Bowl victory over Iowa at Pro Player Stadium.
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Research published by Cooper and colleagues in the February 2001 issue of the Forest Products Journal demonstrates that certain deck-brightening washes both leach metals from CCA-treated wood and oxidize the trivalent chromium back into the hexavalent form.