leaching

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

leaching

  1. Present participle of leach.

Noun[edit]

leaching (plural leachings)

  1. The process by which something is leached.
    • 2012, Brian Morse, Cold Regions Engineering 2012
      The leachings were performed in a controlled atmosphere chamber in four different steps []
  2. Liquid that leaches.
    • Popular Science
      One set of plants was watered with distilled water, while to the other set was added in addition small amounts of leachings, containing only a trace of nitrogen, from a cultivated field.