Lixivial

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lixivial Having the qualities of alkaline salts extracted from wood ashes.
    • Lixivial Impregnated with, or consisting of, alkaline salts extracted from wood ashes; impregnated with a salt or salts like a lixivium.
    • Lixivial Of the color of lye; resembling lye.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lixivial Obtained by lixiviation; impregnated with alkaline matter extracted from woodashes.
    • lixivial Containing or consisting of salts so extracted.
    • lixivial Of the color of lye; resembling lye.
    • lixivial Having the qualities of alkaline salts extracted from wood-ashes.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. lixivius, fr. lix, ashes, lye ashes, lye: cf. F. lixiviel,

Usage

In literature:

The Pollok process is a newer, and stated to be a cheaper mode of lixiviation by chlorine.
"Getting Gold" by J. C. F. Johnson
These ashes are collected, mixed with lime, lixiviated, and the resulting lye boiled down.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 288" by Various
He employed a series of cylinders, arranged vertically, in which the wood was subjected to a methodical system of lixiviation.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 841, February 13, 1892" by Various
A good deal of salt is made by lixiviation of the soil and evaporating by fire.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume I (of 2), 1866-1868" by David Livingstone
For borers he lixiviates the ground.
"The Apple" by Various
Ores in which the copper is present as sulphate are directly lixiviated and treated with iron.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
The term "lixiviation" is used when water is the solvent.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
The decomposed ore is then placed in tanks and lixiviated.
"De Re Metallica" by Georgius Agricola
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