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lixiviate

lixiviate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lixiviate  \Lix*iv"i*ate\,  Lixivited  \Lix*iv"i*`ted\,  a.  [From 
  {Lixivium}.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  lye  or  lixivium;  of  the  quality  of 
  alkaline  salts. 
 
  2.  Impregnated  with  salts  from  wood  ashes.  --Boyle. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.