Leach
Leach Leach, n. See {Leech}, a physician. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Leach — Leach, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Leached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Leaching}.] [Written also leech and letch.] 1. To remove the soluble constituents from by subjecting to the action of percolating water or other liquid; as, to leach ashes or coffee. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leach — Leach, n. [Written also {letch}.] [Cf. As. le[ a]h lye, G. lauge. See {Lye}.] 1. A quantity of wood ashes, through which water passes, and thus imbibes the alkali. [1913 Webster] 2. A tub or vat for leaching ashes, bark, etc. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leach — lēch vt 1) to subject to the action of percolating liquid (as water) in order to separate the soluble components 2) to dissolve out by the action of a percolating liquid vi to pass out or through by percolation leach·abil·i·ty .lē chə bil ət ē n …   Medical dictionary

  • Leach — Leach, OK U.S. Census Designated Place in Oklahoma Population (2000): 220 Housing Units (2000): 94 Land area (2000): 6.229575 sq. miles (16.134524 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.229575 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Leach — Leach, n. (Naut.) See 3d {Leech}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leach — Leach, v. i. To part with soluble constituents by percolation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leach — Leach, bei Tiernamen für William Leach (spr. lītsch), gest. 1836 als Konservator des Britischen Museums in Genua (Zoolog) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • leach — [li:tʃ] v also leach out [I and T] [: Old English; Origin: leccan to make wet ] technical if a substance leaches or is leached from a larger mass such as the soil, it is removed from it by water passing through the larger mass ▪ The manufacturers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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