Examples of seepage in a Sentence
Check for seepage in the basement.
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What if that seepage could be harnessed for energy in wells onshore, rather than out in the trickier ocean environment?
Long sheet piles are driven straight down beneath the concrete base, deep enough to cut off the seepage of water through the levee and soil beneath the wall.
Grizzled Beltway veterans may dismiss the lobbyist seepage as the inevitable result of the collision of campaign rhetoric with the practicalities of governing.
Seepage from the building's internal drains, which were concealed in interior columns, weakened its concrete bones.
Resuming operations at Koolan Island, mined for about three decades by BHP until 1993, and restarted by Mount Gibson in 2007, will require construction of a new section of seawall and a 467-meter long seepage barrier.
The gas seepage threatened nearly 40 nearby mobile homes, state regulatory records show.
Within the United States, seepage from oil and gas wells is the largest source of methane gas in the atmosphere.
In recent years, riders have suffered through broken escalators, breakdowns, water seepage and frequent fires caused by aging electrical equipment; there were two track fires on Thursday alone, and a fire last year killed one person.
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SEEPAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seepage for English Language Learners
: an occurrence in which a liquid or gas flows or passes slowly through small openings
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