Quick answer
"Leach" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "lixiviar", and "rinse" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "enjuagar". Learn more about the difference between "leach" and "rinse" below.
leach
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to dissolve out by percolation)
a. lixiviar
The nutritionist said that the artificial coloring in soda may leach calcium from our bones.La nutricionista dijo que el colorante artificial de los refrescos puede lixiviar el calcio de los huesos.
2. (to cause to percolate through)
a. filtrar
To obtain lye, you can leach water through wood ash.Para obtener lejía, se puede filtrar agua a través de cenizas de madera.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to pass out by percolation)
a. lixiviar
There is evidence that lead has leached from the soil and wound up in certain tea leaves.Hay pruebas de que ha lixiviado plomo del suelo para terminar en ciertas hojas de té.
4. (to percolate through)
a. filtrarse
With excess irrigation, the water that leaches through the substrate may carry away nutrients.Con excesivo riego, el agua que se filtra a través del sustrato puede arrastrar los nutrientes.
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rinse(
rihns
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to pass water over)
a. enjuagar
Can you dry the dishes after I finish rinsing them?¿Puedes secar los platos después de que los enjuague?
b. aclarar
The machine will add fabric softener to the clothes as it rinses them.La máquina va a agregar suavizante a la ropa mientras la aclara.
c. lavar
Please rinse the rice before you cook it.Por favor lava el arroz antes de cocinarlo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (act of rinsing)
a. el enjuague
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This plate is still a bit soapy. Could you give it a rinse?Este plato todavía está algo jabonoso. ¿Podrías darle un enjuague?
b. el aclarado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our washing machine broke, so we have to give these clothes a rinse by hand.Nuestra lavadora se rompió, así que tenemos que darle un aclarado a esta ropa a mano.
3. (hair dye)
a. el reflejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She gave her sister's hair a reddish rinse.Le dio un reflejo rojizo al cabello de su hermana.
b. la tintura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The hairdresser put the wrong rinse in my hair and now I'm blonde!¡La peluquera puso la tintura equivocada en mi cabello y ahora soy rubia!
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