Definitions of Leached

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Usage examples for Leached

  1. Any good garden soil may be made to produce large crops; good, well rotted stable- manure and leached ashes are the best. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  2. In the weathering of these rocks the soda, being one of the more soluble materials, is leached out and carried off by ground- waters, and in the end a large part of it reaches the sea. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  3. This benefit may well amount to something when we add to peat one- fifth of its bulk of marl or leached ashes, but the question comes up: Do these insoluble mild alkalies exert any direct action? – Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel by Samuel William Johnson
  4. Yes, I innocently fed her less than ideally nutritious food, but at that time I couldn't buy ideal food even had I known what I wanted, nor did I have any scientific idea of how to produce ideal food, nor actually, could I have done so on the impoverished, leached out clay soil at Great Oaks School even had I known how. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  5. In part it is derived from old residual clays, which in the making had been leached of the lime and other soluble ingredients of the rock from which they weathered. – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton
  6. By rafting or prolonged immersion, wood loses some of its weight, soluble materials being leached out, but it is not impaired either as fuel or as building material. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  7. The owner plowed it up, raised a crop, put a moderate quantity of stable- manure, and ten loads of leached ashes to the acre. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  8. While this manure has the greater part of its strength leached out, it is well worth saving for the humus still in it, and it may be dug in in the vegetable garden, or placed in a large flat pile about two feet high while still loosely spread. – Making a Garden of Perennials by W. C. Egan
  9. A leached zone is formed containing the ordinary products of rock weathering,- rusty quartz and clay, sometimes black with manganese oxides. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  10. Where the winter rains leached it, new tons of the mineral replaced those washed away. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  11. The increased concentration of the second sample is due to unextracted bleach passing out of the mixing tank and gradually becoming leached as the tank contents are run off. – Chlorination of Water by Joseph Race
  12. In wet ground iron compounds leached by ground water from the soil often collect in reddish deposits a few feet below the surface, where their downward progress is arrested by some impervious clay. – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton
  13. They were called paper- trees because the bulk of their pulp was used to make paper- they were of no use whatever as lumber- but they weren't really trees, and the organic chemicals that were leached from them during the pulping process were of far more value than the paper pulp. – Anything You Can Do ... by Gordon Randall Garrett
  14. Perhaps athletes or other hard working people in the tropics eating deficient food grown on leached out depleted soils, people that sweat buckets day after day may need a little extra sodium. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  15. The author has used pine, oak, and cypress tanks but all were rapidly leached by the hypochlorite and ultimately had to be lined with concrete. – Chlorination of Water by Joseph Race