What does Leach mean?
Definitions for Leach
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the process of leaching
cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate
permeate or penetrate gradually
"the fertilizer leached into the ground"
remove substances from by a percolating liquid
"leach the soil"
A quantity of wood ashes, through which water passes, and thus imbibes the alkali.
A tub or vat for leaching ashes, bark, etc.
To purge a soluble matter out of something by the action of a percolating fluid.
Heavy rainfall can leach out minerals important for plant growth from the soil.
Etymology: From leche, from *, from lēkijō, from lēk-, from leg(')-. Cognate with leccan, lacu. More at leak, lake.
see 3d Leech
a quantity of wood ashes, through which water passes, and thus imbibes the alkali
a tub or vat for leaching ashes, bark, etc
to remove the soluble constituents from by subjecting to the action of percolating water or other liquid; as, to leach ashes or coffee
to dissolve out; -- often used with out; as, to leach out alkali from ashes
to part with soluble constituents by percolation
see Leech, a physician
Etymology: [Written also leech and letch.]
Leach is a census-designated place in southwestern Delaware County, Oklahoma, United States, along U.S. Highway 412 Scenic. The population was 220 at the 2000 census.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lēch, v.t. to wash or drain away by percolation of water, esp. to make lye by leaching ashes—also Letch.—ns. Leach′-trough, -tub, a trough or tub in which ashes are leached.—adj. Leach′y, liable to be leached, letting water percolate through. [A.S. leccan, to moisten.]
lēch, n. Same as Leech.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Leach is ranked #772 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Leach surname appeared 44,581 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 15 would have the surname Leach.
80.2% or 35,790 total occurrences were White.
13.8% or 6,170 total occurrences were Black.
2.4% or 1,079 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.9% or 887 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.8% or 392 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.5% or 259 total occurrences were Asian.
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The numerical value of Leach in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Leach in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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