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lixiviation

lixiviation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lixiviation  \Lix*iv`i*a"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  lixiviation.] 
  Lixiviating;  the  process  of  separating  a  soluble  substance 
  form  one  that  is  insoluble,  by  washing  with  some  solvent,  as 
  water;  leaching.