seepage

noun seep·age \ ˈsē-pij \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of seepage

1 : the process of seeping : oozing
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.

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First Known Use of seepage

circa 1825


SEEPAGE Defined for English Language Learners

seepage

noun

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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