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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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Near surface leachable copper zone has surface expression of 87 hectares - a large expansion from the 14 hectare preliminary resource
Based on EC values, the leachable fraction of inorganic compounds in PF OSA-based mortars was noticeably higher than that in CFB-based mortars (Fig.
The CCS chemical characterization in relation to the administration, dose, duration, and population will need to be evaluated to ensure that a patient will not be exposed to undesirable amounts of potential leachable substances.
For example, while one can confidently predict the direct safety impact of leachable x found in drug product y, it is not possible to predict that leachable x will react with the ingredients in drug product y to either make them (a) subpotent or (b) unsafe.
Column leach results indicate the Moss mineralization is leachable.
If animal waste were classified as hazardous waste, it would be prohibited from land disposal based solely on its concentrations of leachable arsenic (Rutherford et al.
Table 1 lists leachable phenol levels from waste sands from various common chemical binder systems.
Undertaking Extractable and Leachable Testing - Important for approval of a new drug systems or medical devices.
Baghouse dust was selected because it usually contains the most significant concentrations of leachable heavy metals; system sand was selected because it is typically a foundry's major waste; and core butt waste was selected because it was considered the most difficult material to sample.
The Company is expanding its production capacity and advancing the development of the oxide heap leachable gold and silver historically identified that includes both pre-processed and unprocessed ore.
Leachable copper (chalcocite) has been identified in outcrop at four locations over a lateral extent of approximately 600 metres.
Soluble and leachable calcium and magnesium tests, the apparatus for which is shown in Fig.
Compatibility of Pharmaceutical Products and Contact Materials helps pharmaceutical, toxicology, analytical, and regulatory affairs professionals assess the safety of leachable and extractable chemicals associated with drug product packaging, manufacturing systems, and devices.
DNT:TSX-VEN (Candente) is pleased to report that it plans to commence a 2,000 metre (minimum) diamond drilling program on its 100% owned Canariaco SX-EW - Heap Leachable Copper Property in the first quarter of 2004.
use of low lead alloys whenever possible, proper control of variables influencing metal/sand penetration and setting up reactions to form lead compounds that minimize leachable lead in waste material;