n.1.(Naut.) See 3d Leech.
1.A quantity of wood ashes, through which water passes, and thus imbibes the alkali.
2.A tub or vat for leaching ashes, bark, etc.
Leach tub
a wooden tub in which ashes are leached.
v. t.1.To remove the soluble constituents from by subjecting to the action of percolating water or other liquid; as, to leach ashes or coffee.
[imp. & p. p. Leached ; p. pr. & vb. n. Leaching.]
2.To dissolve out; - often used with out; as, to leach out alkali from ashes.
v. i.1.To part with soluble constituents by percolation.
n.1.See Leech, a physician.
Noun1.leach - the process of leaching
Synonyms: leaching
Verb1.leach - cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate
2.leach - permeate or penetrate gradually; "the fertilizer leached into the ground"
Synonyms: percolate
3.leach - remove substances from by a percolating liquid; "leach the soil"
Synonyms: strip
abate, abrade, abstract, bate, bathe, bleed, bolt, brew, chemical solution, clarify, clear, colliquate, condense, curtail, cut, decoagulate, decoct, decoction, decrassify, decrease, deduct, deliquesce, depreciate, depurate, derogate, detract, diminish, discharge, disparage, dissolve, distill, douche, drain, drench, dribble, drip, dripple, drop, drouk, eat away, edulcorate, effuse, elute, emit, erode, essentialize, excrete, exfiltrate, extravasate, exudate, exude, file away, filter, filtrate, fluidify, fluidize, flush, flux, fuse, give off, gurgle, hold in solution, imbrue, imbue, impair, impregnate, infiltrate, infuse, infusion, inject, lave, leachate, lessen, liquefy, liquesce, liquidize, lixiviate, lixivium, macerate, melt, melt down, mixture, ooze, percolate, permeate, purify, rectify, reduce, reek, refine, retrench, rinse, rub away, run, saturate, screen, seethe, separate, shorten, sieve, sift, soak, sodden, solubilize, solution, solve, sop, souse, spiritualize, spurtle, steep, strain, subduct, sublimate, sublime, subtract, sweat, take away, take from, thaw, thin, thin out, transpire, transude, trickle, try, unclot, wash, waterlog, wear away, weed, weep, winnow, withdraw
Translate Leach to German
Le Chatelier's principle
Le Chatelier-Braun principle
Le contrat fait la loi
Le Corbusier
Le Douanier Rousseau
Le Duc Tho
Le Gallienne
Le Havre
Le Notre
Le roi le veut
Le roi s'avisera
Le roi veut en deliberer
-- Leach --
Leach brine
Leach tub
lead acetate
Lead angle
Lead arming
lead arsenate
lead astray
lead bank
lead by the nose
lead carbonate
lead chromate
lead colic
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