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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.
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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.
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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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The leachability of the boron and the efficacy of the dual treatment were examined.
Potential impacts on surface water quality from the utilization of oil shale at Lajjoun Area/Southern Jordan using geographic information systems and leachability tests.
Relation between leachability of Zn, Cu and leachate pH:
Pandey, "Evaluation of physical stability and leachability of Portland Pozzolona Cement (PPC) solidified chemical sludge generated from textile wastewater treatment plants," Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol.
Alvarez JM, Novillo J, Obrador A, Lopez-Valdivia LM (2001) Mobility and leachability of zinc in two soils treated with six organic zinc complexes.
Hence, the general objective of this work was to better understand the potential of S/S for the treatment of Pb polluted soils and in particular the effects of Pb concentration and soil: binder ratio on the physical and mechanical properties of soil treated with PC and FA which were assessed analysing the setting time, unconfined compressive strength (UCS), leachability and durability of the treatment products.
Do the unique properties of nanometals affect leachability or efficacy against fungi and termites?
The determination of the compressive strength of concrete made from concrete recyclate was chosen on purpose as, so far, most institutions have focused on modifying mainly the physical properties of concrete made from concrete recyclate, such as contractibility, frost resistance, water permeability coefficient, leachability, etc.
Filler leachability of composites stored in distilled water or artificial saliva.
Fixation, leachability, and decay resistance of wood Treated with some commercial extracts and wood preservative salts.
The relatively high level of clay and CEC suggest that permeability and leachability of metals in the soil may be low.
Sorption kinetics and leachability of heavy metal from the contaminated soil amended with immobilizing agent (humus soil and hydroxyapatite).
The analysis also provides an assessment of the recyclability and leachability of the solders" (Ref.
Leachability and decay resistance of particleboard made from acid extracted and bioremediated CCA-treated wood.