lixiviant

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lixiviant ‎(plural lixiviants)

  1. A liquid medium used in hydrometallurgy to selectively extract the desired metal from the ore or mineral.

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

lixiviant

  1. present participle of lixivier

Adjective[edit]

lixiviant m (feminine singular lixiviante, masculine plural lixiviants, feminine plural lixiviantes)

  1. leaching