verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of leach1
OTHER WORDS FROM leachleach·a·ble, adjectiveleach·a·bil·i·ty, nounleach·er, nounun·leached, adjective
Words nearby leach
Example sentences from the Web for leached
And yet, if you look closely, it's there, it's leached into literature.
To a somewhat less depth it has been leached of its lime and other soluble ingredients.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton
Why are leached ashes inferior to those that have not been leached?The Elements of Agriculture|George E. Waring
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|J. H. Walden
Whether fresh or partially spent material is leached, the process is carried out in the same way.
All the earth in sight has been worked for saltpeter, leached, and thrown aside.Archeological Investigations|Gerard Fowke