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synonyms for leaching

  • extract
  • filter
  • filtrate
  • percolate
  • seep
  • strain
  • lixiviate
  • wash away
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How to use leaching in a sentence

On the other hand, the texture is sufficiently heavy to prevent undue leaching and drought.
HISTORY AND COMPREHENSIVE DESCRIPTION OF LOUDOUN COUNTY, VIRGINIAJAMES W. HEAD
We may place undue emphasis upon this factor, as other causes are at work, but leaching is a leading source of loss.
RIGHT USE OF LIME IN SOIL IMPROVEMENTALVA AGEE
Another valid argument against extreme fineness of the stone used in liberal applications is the danger of loss by leaching.
RIGHT USE OF LIME IN SOIL IMPROVEMENTALVA AGEE
The leaching may carry radionuclides elsewhere, however, possibly causing mild contamination of the water table.
ATOMS, NATURE, AND MANNEAL O. HINES
Organic manures must be protected against the escape of their ammonia and the leaching out of their soluble parts.
THE ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTUREGEORGE E. WARING
We noticed that water poured on the sand ran through it very quickly and was apt to be lost by leaching or percolation.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
When possible a cover crop should be put on fall plowed land where there is likely to be loss of plant food by leaching.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
When the manure is left in a large pile it suffers losses due to fermentation and leaching.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
Because by wasting organic matter it increases the leaching of the lighter soils and the surface washing of the heavier soils.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
At the terminus of each trench is a leaching pool, built by digging a hole about three feet across and five feet deep.
IF YOU'RE GOING TO LIVE IN THE COUNTRYTHOMAS H. ORMSBEE AND RICHMOND HUNTLEY
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