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leach away

[for something] to erode or wash away gradually by leaching. The soft sandstone leached away under the constant rains. The flowerpots sat out in the rain, where all the nutrients in the soil leached away.
See also: away, leach

leach in (to something)

[for a substance] to seep or penetrate into something. The salt leached into the soil and ruined it. A tremendous amount of salt leached in.
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leach out of something

[for a substance] to seep or drain out of something. All the nutrients leached out of the soil and nothing would grow. The phosphorus leached out of the soil after a few years.
See also: leach, of, out

leach something away (from something)

 and leach something out (of something); leach something out; leach something away
to remove something from something by leaching. The heavy rains leached nutrients away from the soil. The rains leached away the nutrients.
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A Tech assistant coach, the team's trainer, and physician all supported Leach during the investigation that led to the coach's suspension.
A 25 tonne sample of intrusive mineralization was collected from the existing open pit and prepared for leach at Plenge Labs in Lima.
28, McGuckin stressed that if Leach resumes construction at the site, the county could fine him immediately.
The Leach bill continues the holding company framework, which we believe is important to limit the direct risk of securities activities to banks and the safety net.
The acid could leach nickel out of the cookware, which could aggravate your skin allergies.
An initial budget of $600,000 will be expended for geology, geophysics, phase 1 drilling and early permitting, with an additional $900,000 budgeted to complete the drilling, permitting, heap leach and mine development for the shallow mining operation.
Paddock Con 1 New North Rd C 2: R Watson (130) 191 R Leach (130) 200, D Heathcote (100) 182 S Hellawell (100) 200, T Whitehouse (30) 200 G Thomas (150) 176.
Leach and the 15-year-old boy met via the social networking site in March, prosecutor Tina Dempster told Teesside Crown Court yesterday.
Based on the foregoing, and experience at actual silver heap leach operations, a full scale heap leach operation at Tejamen might expect silver recoveries in the range of 65% to 75% (based on three to nine months of leaching).
Although CCA is considered leach resistant, small amounts of copper, chromium, and arsenic are lost during the service life of most treated products (Murphy and Dickinson 1990, Lebow 1996, Cooper et al.
Under the acidic conditions in many landfills, electronic gadgetry can leach lead and, other toxic metals.
MIAMI - USC sophomore strong safety Jason Leach didn't know until after the opening kickoff he would start in place of All-American Troy Polamalu, but it didn't faze him.
The threat of fines is the latest step by the county to try to get the speedway's new owners, Bob and Russell Leach of Salem, to resolve building permit and land-use problems at the 17.
Hexavalent chromium from CCA is sometimes released to the environment, however; if during the pressure-treating process the hexavalent chromium isn't fixed completely and converted to the more benign trivalent form, it can leach out of the wood in its original form.