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lixiviate

[lik′siv·ē‚āt]
(chemical engineering)
To extract a soluble component from a solid mixture by washing or percolation processes.
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Table 6 summarizes the concentrations of total lixiviate arsenic, inorganic arsenic and As (III) present in the leachate composts, where agricultural compost was mobilized as inorganic arsenic form and 2% of total arsenic present in the solid was as As(III) form.