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Meaning of leach

leach

Pronunciation: (lēch), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to dissolve out soluble constituents from (ashes, soil, etc.) by percolation.
  2. to cause (water or other liquid) to percolate through something.
—v.i.
  1. (of ashes, soil, etc.) to undergo the action of percolating water.
  2. to percolate, as water.
—n.
  1. the act or process of leaching.
  2. a product or solution obtained by leaching; leachate.
  3. the material leached.
  4. a vessel for use in leaching.

leach

Pronunciation: (lēch), [key]
— n. Naut.
  1. leech.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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