- Scope note
- 1) The process of separating a liquid from a solid (as in waste liquid by percolation into the surrounding soil.
2) Extraction of soluble components of a solid mixture by percolating a solvent through it.
3) To lose or cause to lose soluble substances by the action of a percolating liquid.
Accepted term: 14-Apr-2011
- Date of creation: 14-Apr-2011