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seepage

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noun seep·age \ˈsē-pij\

Simple Definition of seepage

  • : an occurrence in which a liquid or gas flows or passes slowly through small openings

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of seepage

  1. 1 :  the process of seeping :  oozing

  2. 2 :  a quantity of fluid that has seeped (as through porous material)

Examples of seepage in a sentence

  1. Check for seepage in the basement.



Circa 1825

First Known Use of seepage

circa 1825


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