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Usage examples for Leached

  1. Where the winter rains leached it, new tons of the mineral replaced those washed away. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
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