leachate
noun Date: 1934 a solution or product obtained by leaching

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  • Leachate — is the liquid that drains or leaches from a landfill; it varies widely in composition regarding the age of the landfill and the type of waste that it contains. [Henry, J.; Heinke, G. (1996) Environmental Science and Engineering, Prentice Hall,… …   Wikipedia

  • leachate — [lē′chāt΄] n. a solution obtained by leaching [toxic leachate from a landfill] …   English World dictionary

  • leachate — (n.) 1920, from LEACH (Cf. leach) + ATE (Cf. ate) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • leachate — filtratas statusas Aprobuotas sritis atliekos apibrėžtis Skystis, kuris sunkiasi per laikomas atliekas ir išteka iš atliekų įrenginio ar jame lieka, įskaitant užterštą drenažo skystį, kuris netinkamai tvarkomas gali pakenkti aplinkai. atitikmenys …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • leachate — išplova statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Vandeninis rūgšties, šarmo ar druskos tirpalu iš kietos medžiagos gautas ekstraktas. atitikmenys: angl. leach; leachate; liquor; lixivium rus. щелок …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • leachate — /lee chayt/, n. a solution resulting from leaching, as of soluble constituents from soil, landfill, etc., by downward percolating ground water: Leachates in the town s water supply have been traced to a chemical waste dump. [1930 35; LEACH1 +… …   Universalium

  • leachate — noun The liquid produced when water percolates through any permeable material …   Wiktionary

  • leachate — leach·ate lē .chāt n a solution or product obtained by leaching <toxic leachates from improperly managed landfills> …   Medical dictionary

  • leachate —    1. Materials removed by the process of leaching [22].    2. A liquid that has percolated through soil rock or waste and has extracted dissolved or suspended materials [22] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Leachate —   The liquid that has percolated through the soil or other medium.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

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