Definitions for "Eluviation"
The removal or "exit" of materials from one horizon which are then "illuviated" into a horizon below.
Movement of humus, chemical substances, and mineral particles from the upper layers of a soil to lower layers by the downward movement of water through the soil profile. Compare with illuviation.
( Ped.). Removal of soil material from the upper to the lower horizon in solution or in colloidal suspension . ( SSSA).