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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

leach·ing

(lēch'ing)
Removal of the soluble constituents of a substance by running water through it.
[A.S. leccan, to wet]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

leaching

The washing or dissolving out of a substance by contact with a percolating fluid.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

leach·ing

(lēch'ing)
Removal of the soluble constituents of a substance by running water through it.
[A.S. leccan, to wet]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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