Leachate definition

lēchāt
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A product or solution formed by leaching, especially a solution containing contaminants picked up through the leaching of soil.
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A solution obtained by leaching.
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The liquid produced when water percolates through any permeable material.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
leachate
Plural:
leachates

Origin of leachate

  • leach +"Ž -ate

    From Wiktionary