lixivium


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lixivium

(lɪkˈsɪvɪəm)
n, pl -iums or -ia (-ɪə)
1. (Elements & Compounds) the alkaline solution obtained by leaching wood ash with water; lye
2. (Elements & Compounds) any solution obtained by leaching
[C17: from Late Latin, from lix lye]
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Because of these limitations, more environment-friendly HF-free methods characterized by loss-free of the target product and less acidic lixivium have been developed.
Adding molasses reduced pH of silage lixivium (p<0.01, Table 4), with the lowest pH in silage treated with 4% molasses.
Li et al., "Continuous-flow biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles by lixivium of sundried cinnamomum camphora leaf in tubular microreactors," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, vol.