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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the process of leaching;
[syn: leach, leaching]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Leach \Leach\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Leached; p. pr. & vb. n. Leaching.] [Written also leech and letch.] 1. To remove the soluble constituents from by subjecting to the action of percolating water or other liquid; as, to leach ashes or coffee. [1913 Webster] 2. To dissolve out; -- often used with out; as, to leach out alkali from ashes. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

leaching n 1: the process of leaching [syn: leach, leaching]