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lessivage par la pluie

English translation: washout/leaching out by the rain

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08:40 Dec 21, 2005
French to English translations [PRO]
Environment & Ecology / meteorology
French term or phrase: lessivage par la pluie
From the same text as the two previous questions. this phrase also comes as part of a title as follows;
II) Travaux pratiques
1) la modelisation avec prise en compte du lessivage par la pluie
Kerry Brady
France
Local time: 15:59
English translation:washout/leaching out by the rain
Explanation:
a process whereby substances are washed out or leached out by rainfall

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Note added at 1 hr 58 mins (2005-12-21 10:38:50 GMT)
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The question of whether it is 'washout' or 'leaching out' depends on where it happens - if it is on or in the ground the term is usually 'leach'
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Kate Hudson
Netherlands
Local time: 15:59
Grading comment
Thank you very much
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
3 +9washout/leaching out by the rain
Kate Hudson


  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +9
washout/leaching out by the rain


Explanation:
a process whereby substances are washed out or leached out by rainfall

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Note added at 1 hr 58 mins (2005-12-21 10:38:50 GMT)
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The question of whether it is 'washout' or 'leaching out' depends on where it happens - if it is on or in the ground the term is usually 'leach'

Kate Hudson
Netherlands
Local time: 15:59
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Thank you very much

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  EJP
1 min
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agree  LydieC: washout
2 mins
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agree  Alison Jenner
3 mins
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agree  Tony M
4 mins
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agree  suezen
7 mins
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agree  Sylvia Smith: leaching
8 mins
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agree  Sheila Hardie: leaching
1 hr
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agree  Peter Shortall
6 hrs
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agree  sporran
14 hrs
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