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noun, plural: leachates

(1) A solution that percolated or leached from a solid material.

(2) The liquid produced from leaching.


For example, the leached liquid comprised primarily of the dissolved organic matter from the fallen leaves.

Related form: leach

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The Fiber Disease

... depends on the impurities, particularly organic matter, in a water supply. Hence the killing effect of chlorine is quickly reduced in a peat leachate solution as the chlorine combines with organic matter. In order to be certain that spores of target fungi are exposed to available chlorine ...

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Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:54 pm
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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