Definition of Leaching

1. Noun. The process of leaching.

Exact synonyms: Leach
Generic synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action, Natural Process
Derivative terms: Leach, Leach, Leach



Definition of Leaching

1. Verb. (present participle of leach) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leaching

1. leach [v] - See also: leach

Medical Definition of Leaching

1. Removal of valuable metals form ores by microbial action. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leaching

le sigh
lea
leach
leach tube
leachabilities
leachability
leachable
leachate
leachates
leached
leacher
leachers
leaches
leachier
leachiest
leaching (current term)
leachings
leachour
leachours
leachy
lead
lead-acid
lead-acid accumulator
lead-acid battery
lead-footed
lead-free
lead-in
lead-off
lead-out
lead-outs

Literary usage of Leaching

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. 50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater by Michael C. Hirschi, F. William Simmons, Doug Peterson, Ed Giles (1998)
"You also need to find out the pesticide's potential for leaching (see ... If several soils dominate a field, determine the leaching potential for each one. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1919)
"The advantage of the great amount of circulation in the leaching tanks is not apparent unless it be aeration of solutions. Also, it is doubtful whether the ..."

3. Cyaniding Gold and Silver Ores: A Practical Treatise; Embracing Technical by Henry Forbes Julian, Edgar Smart, A. W. Allen (1921)
"Pipes for leaching Plants.—These may conveniently be considered under three heads : (a) The delivery of solution from storage vats to leaching vats; ..."

4. Managing Industrial Solid Wastes from Manufacturing, Mining, Oil and Gas by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The 1985 Report included dump and heap leaching piles (ie, materials resulting from using chemicals to leach out metals) as waste.4 In 1986, EPA agreed that ..."

5. The Mineral Industry (1899)
"Base-Metal leaching at Sombrerete.—At Sombrerete, Mexico, I conducted tbe base-metal leaching in the following manner: The ore is very permeable and ..."

6. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1917)
"The history of the leaching work on this ore has been brought down to about a year ago ... "leaching Experiments on the Ajo Ores, Trans., vol. 49, p. 610. ..."

7. The Metallurgy of the Common Metals, Gold, Silver, Iron (and Steel), Copper by Leonard Strong Austin (1921)
"tion or leaching; while the balance is considered to be slime and is treated by suction or pressure filtration. With the important exceptions of the Rand ..."

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