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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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5] However, we came to some new conclusions: Leach's sculpture and the three tiles may be of the same clay, made within the same period with a similar glaze treatment, and fired in the same kiln at the Leach Pottery or at the Lakes Pottery in Truro [ii].
Leach also details the bedlam in the ensuing championship parade through Philly streets, which included a nude woman running alongside the players on the route.
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Nobody walks away looking good, not Adam James, Craig James, Leach, the University, or the Tech alumni -- the majority of whom supported Leach - who care nary a wit of how Leach was successful, only that he was the winningest coach in Tech football history and put the program on the college football map.
Leach was perhaps the most important British interpreter of the structuralism of Claude Levi-Strauss.
Ford Europe said Mr Leach had made the decision to leave but the company declined to say what his future plans were.
In a letter in May, county Building Official Roger McGuckin told Leach not to pursue any more work at the site until the speedway's land use status is cleared up - a process that could still take months.
Both Leach and Ondo agree that longevity is the key to successful recruiting.
The Leach Pottery in St Ives, Cornwall, reinvented pottery in the UK, and trained or inspired the leading British potters of the 20th century.
Leach hired the best talent his money could buy in Europe.
Leach told members attending the American Institute of CPAs National Conference on Banks and Savings Institutions in Washington, D.
Before I present the Board's views, however, I first want to commend Chairman Leach for his leadership in recognizing the importance of congressional action in this area and for acting promptly to bring his bill before the committee for its consideration.