Lixiviated
Lixiviate Lix*iv"i*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lixiviated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lixiviating}.] To subject to a washing process for the purpose of separating soluble material from that which is insoluble; to leach, as ashes, for the purpose of extracting the alkaline substances. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lixiviate — Lix*iv i*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lixiviated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lixiviating}.] To subject to a washing process for the purpose of separating soluble material from that which is insoluble; to leach, as ashes, for the purpose of extracting the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • lixiviate — lixiviation, n. /lik siv ee ayt /, v.t., lixiviated, lixiviating. to treat with a solvent; leach. [1640 50; LIXIVI(UM) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • lixiviate — /lɪkˈsɪvieɪt/ (say lik siveeayt) verb (t) (lixiviated, lixiviating) to treat with a solvent; leach. {lixivi(um) + ate1} –lixiviation /lɪkˌsɪviˈeɪʃən/ (say lik.sivee ayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • lixiviate — [lik siv′ē āt΄] vt. lixiviated, lixiviating [see LIXIVIUM & ATE1] LEACH1 lixiviation n …   English World dictionary

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